Why ethics called a practical science


Ethics is considered a practical or normative science because its object is not merely to present truths but to present truths are to be acted upon. Ethics has a goal and because it finds ways to attain that goal is called practical science. Ethics sets an ideal that evaluates our actions against that stand point. Because it sets a norm before it and judges a fact or a situation from the stand point of that ideal, ethics is considered as a practical science. The aim of ethics is to evaluate what is good and whether the goodness of a situation is meaningful in the context of human conduct specifically. Hence ethics is directly concerned with rightness of human conduct. Ethics is practical as it applies some of its principles in order to attain a particular goal

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