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MORALITY AND ETHICS IN POLITICS IN THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES
MORALITY AND ETHICS IN POLITICS IN THE CONTEMPORARY SOCIETIES

Author(s): Ljupco Ristovski
Subject(s): Ethics / Practical Philosophy, Civil Society, Sociology of Religion
Published by: Institute for Research and European Studies - Bitola
Keywords: moral; ethics; religion; society;politics;

Summary/Abstract: Morality and ethics are among the most influential factors affecting society’s development throughout history. There is a slight difference between the terms ethics and morality. Ethics derives from mankind’s experience throughout history and in actuality it represents the essence of the ethical rules and principles derived from the human understanding of the differentiation between good and evil. Whereas morality defers from this definition of ethics in the sense that morality has its origin in religion and theology. Morality in politics or the Moral politics has gradually succeeded in conquering the public scene. The contemporary world that we live in today is facing many challenges that have a moral auspice; humankind needs more answers. An adequate academic approach is needed and further public discussion entails. Societal involvement is crucial in any attempts of finding the most appropriate response to the challenges of the modern world encumbered by ethical and moral issues.

  • Issue Year: 2/2016
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 83-93
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: English