Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.
8) Law and ethics are well-thought-out to be the two tools for regulating human conduct so as to make it favourable to humanised social existence. Comment. (250 words)
Why this question:
The question is to examine the role of Law and Ethics in controlling the human conduct so as to make the society more and more civilized .
Key demand of the question:
The answer must explain first the essence and necessity of civilized social existence, harmony and peace in co-existence and thus the role law and ethics contribute in controlling the human conduct so as to reach such a humanized societal co-existence.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Briefly state what you understand by civilized society, parameters substantiating it etc.
Discuss the following aspects:
- How and why civilised society exists only through behaviour regulation ( can quote ideas of Kautilya).
- Discuss how to achieve this objective of social co-existence through law and ethics.