Applied ethics is the study of how agents ought to act in particular contexts. Together with metaethics and normative ethics, it is one of the three main branches of moral philosophy.
MacAskill, William & Darius Meissner (2020) Acting on utilitarianism, Utilitarianism.
Singer, Peter (2011) Practical Ethics, 3rd ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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