Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Ethics, philosophy: ethics is concerned with the evaluation and justification of actions and ultimately a justification of morality. See also good, values, norms, actions, deontology, deontological logic, consequentialism, morals, motives, reasons, action theory.
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Mayr, Ernst
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Ethics I 322
Ethics/Biology/Mayr: the authors agree that biology is not responsible for creating ethical standards.
A biological ethics that takes into account both cultural evolution and the genetic program would be more consistent. It would not derive from evolution, but would be in harmony with it.

E. Mayr
Das ist Biologie Heidelberg 1998

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29