The Essay on Ethics, Morality, and Legality. Ethics are defined as individual perceptions of what is right or wrong, good or bad based on an individuals morals and values and also based on social values.
A person's ethics or moral philosophy can shape their beliefs of right and wrong and how they treat others. But, moral theories can also shape an entire society and culture. There are many types of moral theories out there, and it's interesting to see the differences.