Definition of Ethicist

1. Noun. A philosopher who specializes in ethics.

Exact synonyms: Ethician
Generic synonyms: Philosopher
Derivative terms: Ethics, Ethics, Ethicism, Ethics, Ethics



Definition of Ethicist

1. n. One who is versed in ethics, or has written on ethics.

Definition of Ethicist

1. Noun. A person, especially a philosopher, who studies principles governing right and wrong conduct. ¹

2. Noun. A person who advocates a particular set of principles governing right and wrong conduct. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ethicist

1. a specialist in ethics [n -S]

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Literary usage of Ethicist

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1. The New Englander by William Lathrop Kingsley (1877)
"It is the claim of the ethicist that conscience shall be the supreme arbiter of the individual's action. For him " Self-contradiction is the only wrong, ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1877)
"It is the claim of the ethicist that conscience shall be the supreme arbiter of the individual's action. For him " Self-contradiction is the only wrong, ..."

3. A System of General Ethics by Leander Sylvester Keyser (1918)
"The ethicist must ever have an open mind; for a mind closed by prejudice or ... Whether the ethicist agrees with certain scientific conclusions of the day ..."

4. The Popular Science Monthly (1885)
"To an ethicist who accepts this view, morals will appear an affair of humanity ... With this view of the place of man in Nature, the ethicist can not easily ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1885)
"To an ethicist who accepts this view, morals will appear an affair of humanity and for humanity—for humanity on earth ; and will give the most comprehensive ..."

6. The Changing Drama: Contributions and Tendencies by Archibald Henderson (1914)
"This time, as is quite natural, we must go to the ethicist, Plato, rather than to the ... Aside from this purely legal aspect of the case, Plato as ethicist ..."

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