Topics: Ethics, Morality, Sociology Pages: 6 (2082 words) Published: May 28, 2013
To better understand the relationship between ethics and law, first, we need to understand the concept of morality and law as well as the unitary characteristics and differences of these two issues. First of all, ethics is one of the earliest forms of social consciousness. including the principles of social norms, whereby people adjust their behavior, as well as evaluating the behavior of others in view of good and evil, about what was done and what should not be done, so that the line with the interests and happiness of the people, of the relationship between man and man, between individuals and society. Ethics released by the needs of society to regulate personal relationship between the individual and joint activities of people in all areas of life. Ethical and legal unity expressed in the following three points: First, law and ethics are common targets. They are the means adjusted for the most important social relationships and human behavior. Legal and ethical ensure social survival and development of a stable and orderly manner in which the protection and direction of social relations in accordance with the will and interests of the community and society during ruling class. Legal and ethical tool is oriented human behavior in the framework order to ensure normal operation of society. ethical and legal norms common nature, they are standard patterns of human behavior. They affect all individuals and organizations in society, affecting most areas of life. For the scope of such a large impact, law and ethics must be consistent with social norms in certain degree. Thus, similarities second law and ethics is the popularity and trends consistent with society. Third, both legal and ethical reflection of social existence in a certain stage of development history. They are the result of cognitive processes in their own lives. Law and ethics are subject to, and impact on the social and economic life. Legal and ethical intimate relationship, interaction, mutual influence. The first is the impact of the moral law, first, the impact on the moral formation provided in the legal system. Any legal system which is never born, survive and grow on certain moral grounds. Ethics environment for the generation, survival and development of the law, is one of the material makes the rules in the legal system. The views, opinions, moral standards serve as ideological premise, directing the legislative. In social ethics, the ethics of ruling class that affect most powerful law because the state apparatus is composed of first and primarily from members of the ruling class, this class more also have economic potential, propaganda tools, ... The traditional ethical standards and a strong influence to the traditional law for making national identity, tradition is the basis, the dynamics of development Second, moral impact on the implementation of the law subjects. This effect depends on two factors: the suitability of the moral law and moral sense of each individual subject in the social relevance of ethics and law to strongly influence the performance existing law. If the law is constructed in accordance with morality, it will be strictly observe citizens. But if there are legal rules that make immoral, it would hardly come into everyone's life and hence will cause difficulties in implementation. In addition, the moral sense of the individual also affects the implementation of the law. Ethics is a favorable environment to absorb, feel and perform law. People who have high moral sense in all cases, the strict implementation of the law. In contrast those with low moral sense, live in low environmental ethics law violations are easy Next is the impact of the moral law, first law based on a moral basis and recorded certain, strengthen and protect the views, opinions, thoughts and moral standards of ruling class, the traditional moral values. In this way, contribute to the consolidation law, preserve, and promote the value of social ethics, moral...
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