moral philosophy


noun

philosophy dealing with the principles of morality; ethics.

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Origin of moral philosophy

First recorded in 1600–10
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British Dictionary definitions for moral philosophy

moral philosophy

noun

the branch of philosophy dealing with both argument about the content of morality and meta-ethical discussion of the nature of moral judgment, language, argument, and value
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