A Versatile Framework of 19 Ethics Principles

This framework is a free ethics guide, organized as a toolbox of checkpoints for widely diverse groups to find consensus on ethics principles, or to guide individuals with differing philosophies towards a better understanding of ethics and broader ethical awareness. A Framework for Universal Principles of Ethics Interpersonal Ethics Interpersonal Ethics might also be called … Read more

About the Universal Ethics Framework

“If there was a set of universal ethical principles that applied to all cultures, philosophies, faiths and professions, it would provide an invaluable framework for dialogue.“ This tentative hypothesis was the first line of an online article I published on the Centre for Applied Ethics website at the University of British Columbia in 1997. Founding … Read more

The Missing Principle & How I Unintentionally Created the Framework

I started developing the ethics principles framework before I had ever taken a course in the subject. I’d read some texts and attended a few lectures and conferences. I gained some knowledge – but mostly what I gained was more questions. I realize now that in a way, that uncertainty is the primary reason to … Read more