Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
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The International Encyclopedia of Ethics
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Green, S. P. 2013. Cheating. The International Encyclopedia of Ethics.
- Published Online: 1 FEB 2013
The concept of cheating is ubiquitous in our legal and moral lives: we talk about it in the context of academic institutions, sports and games, business, the professions, politics, war, even love. Yet it has largely been ignored in the philosophical literature. Although the term cheating is often used as a generalized, somewhat vague term of disapprobation, reflection suggests that it does in fact represent an analytically and expressively distinct form of moral wrongfulness.
Keywords: business ethics; education; law; media ethics; normative ethics; practical (applied) ethics; crime; sexuality; sport; war and conflict