Topic-Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
7) What do you understand by the term ethos. Discuss. Also discuss the salient constituents of the Indian ethos.(250 words)
Discuss- This is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. We also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.
Key demand of the question
The question wants us to write in detail about the meaning of the term ethos. It also wants us to write in detail about the salient constituents of Indian ethos.
Structure of the answer
Introduction– Write a simple definition of the term, ethos. E.g Ethos can be defined as the moral ideas and attitudes that belong to a particular group or society.
- Explain the term further in detail. E.g th term is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology. The Greeks also used this word to refer to the power of music to influence emotions, behaviours, and even morals etc.
- Briefly discuss in points, the basic ethos of the Indian society. E.g : Indian ethos places emphasis on both spirit and matter. Both these are interlinked in holistic approach; Indian ethos emphasizes the holistic aspect between men and cosmic. There is intimate relationship between man and universe, between men and nature. This view states that all human beings and nature are interconnected and interdependent; Indian ethos stresses on co-operation amongst other at work and otherwise etc.
Conclusion- sum up your discussion in a few lines and form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the above issue.