level: Overview (0) [ order by level] Branch of ethics that focuses on theories about how we should act and what things are right, wrong, good, and bad.
area of ethics concerned with theories that define moral right and wrong.
as contrasted with Descriptive Ethics , recommends and defends norms, principles or standards that ought to be followed for the best moral way to live.
Normative ethics is the branch of the philosophical study of ethics concerned with classifying actions as right and wrong, as opposed to descriptive ethics. Normative ethics regards ethics as a set of norms related to actions.