Ethos (Greek) = character; Mores (Latin) = customs
Moralitas = manner, character, proper behavior
Professor Gentsch wrote this on the board at the start of his "Ethics, Economics and Law" Seminar during 1L at Harvard Law. What do those terms mean?
Ethics vs. Morality
But aren't they synonymous? Interchangeable? Break down the roots of each word. "Character" is in both. "Customs" and "manner" have similar meanings. But "proper behavior" is where the two diverge. What constitutes "proper behavior?"