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morality

 [mo-ral´ĭ-te]
accordance with widely shared conventions of right or good conduct that form a stable, but usually incomplete, social consensus; it includes the concept of moral ideals. See also virtue.
principle-based common morality a type of ethical thinking based on premises that are unphilosophical common sense and tradition and come from the morality shared by members of a society. Principle-based theories have an emphasis on obligation and are pluralistic (in contrast to teleological and deontological theories, which are monistic, i.e., have one supreme, absolute principle supporting all other guides in the system). The principles are generally accepted in most types of ethical theory and are what are called “middle level” principles in that they are not the most general principles but are those likely to be acceptable to proponents of different normative theories. This type of thinking has been most influential in bioethics and in nursing.
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Because the crisis of morality has become a threat to economy, stability and unity of the country and challenge for the nation.
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The perception that an attitude we hold is based on morality is enough to strengthen it," notes Andrew Luttrell, lead author of the study and a doctoral student in psychology.
For many people, morality implies universality, an ultimate truth.
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It follows, therefore, that moral methodologies are logically sec-ondary to morality itself.
The first morality is appropriate for families or small groups in which members are familiar with and have personal concern for each other.
For most people, the morality of helping others involves helping them intentionally by making a personal sacrifice.
Control over peoples' conduct is typically done through the use of what are referred to as morals, or morality clauses --a contractual provision prohibiting a person's immoral, illegal or otherwise disparaging conduct.
Rundle (law, London School of Economics) examines the morality of law in Fuller's legal philosophy for its internal morality, looks over the period before the early debate with Hart, closely examines the 1958 debate in which Hart claimed the morality of law, examines positivism and the separation of the law and morals), explores Fuller's reply to critics, and goes over the movement to restore Fuller.