Definition of Ethicism

1. Noun. A doctrine that ethics and ethical ideas are valid and important. "His ethicism often led him to moralize"

Generic synonyms: Doctrine, Ism, Philosophical System, Philosophy, School Of Thought
Derivative terms: Ethicist



Definition of Ethicism

1. Noun. The application of ethics. ¹

2. Noun. The use of ethics to create competitive advantage in business. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ethicism

1. the tendency to moralize [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ethicism

ethical investment
ethical motive
ethical system
ethicalities
ethicality
ethically
ethically challenged
ethicalness
ethicalnesses
ethicals
ethician
ethicians
ethicise
ethicised
ethicises
ethicism (current term)
ethicisms
ethicist
ethicists
ethicize
ethicized
ethicizes
ethicizing
ethick
ethicless
ethicology
ethics
ethics committee
ethics committees
ethics panel

Literary usage of Ethicism

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Colloquia Peripatetica: Deep-sea Soundings : Being Notes of Conversations by William Angus Knight (1879)
"... all the course of Providence goes to show that the God of Providence is the same as the severe Jehovah of the Hebrews. . . . [ethicism : MR. MAURICE. ..."

2. The Prophecies of Jesus Christ Relating to His Death, Resurrection, and by Paul Schwartzkopff (1897)
"Individualism, subjectivism, spiritualism, ethicism, and universalism are ... ethicism, as being the most direct expression of the intercourse with God ..."

3. The Contemporary Review Great B (1898)
"... and many others a tendency to what Professor Seth in his recent volume of essays describes as " humanism " in opposition to " naturalism," or "ethicism" ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The influence of Schleiermacher must be taken as a wholesome reaction from the sterile rationalism and hard ethicism of the eighteenth century. ef, ..."

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