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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)

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.

Directive:

Commenthere we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Briefly state what you understand by civilized society, parameters substantiating it etc.

Body:

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.
  • Quote examples – say child labour; without law no one would do away with the evil practice and without ethics none would have followed the law.