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ethicist

[eth-uh-sist] /ˈɛθ ə sɪst/
noun
1.
a person who specializes in or writes on ethics or who is devoted to ethical principles.
Also, ethician
[e-thish-uh n] /ɛˈθɪʃ ən/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of ethicist
1890-1895
1890-95; ethic + -ist
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  • With the purest intention he is much less of an ethicist than Kant.

    Julia Ward Howe Laura E. Richards
  • The "ethicist's fallacy" is the source of all absolutism in theory, and all intolerance in practice.

    The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch de Spinoza
  • And it applies also to what one may, with a great deal of benefit, dub the "ethicist's fallacy."

    The Philosophy of Spinoza Baruch de Spinoza

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