meta ethics


[met-uh-eth-iks, met-uh-eth-]
noun (usually used with a singular verb)
the philosophy of ethics dealing with the meaning of ethical terms, the nature of moral discourse, and the foundations of moral principles.
Also, meta-ethics.

1945–50; meta- + ethics

metaethical, adjective Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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