Page-2 of GS-IV: Ethics and Human Interface

With suitable examples, examine the nature of Ethics as a science or art or a combination of both.

Ethics can be considered both a science and an art, depending on the aspect of it that is being examined. As a science, ethics involves the systematic study of moral principles and their foundations. This involves using reason and evidence ..

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What do you understand by ethics? Explain the primary purpose of Ethics as a branch of philosophy.

Ethics, also known as moral philosophy, is the branch of philosophy that explores the nature of moral values, principles, and judgments. It involves the study of what is right and wrong, good and bad, and just and unjust in human ..

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The Surrogacy Act and the Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) Act came into force this year. What are the key provisions of these legislations? What are their shortcomings?

The Surrogacy (Regulation) Act 2021 and the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Act 2021 hence came into effect in 2022. Surrogacy is a multi-million dollar industry, which provides assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization and surrogacy. The act is ..

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North East India continues to face several security threats despite its strategic importance. Discuss. What steps have been taken by the government to ensure peace and stability in the region?

North East India due to its historical background and geographical location faces a variety of security threats. These threats have existed, in varying forms, since independence. Security threats in North East India: Insurgency – Insurgent groups are active in Assam, ..

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The chronic under-investment in Indian Railways has not only impacted its operation but also created hurdles in speedy creation of infrastructure. Examine the challenges and steps taken by the government in this regard.

Indian Railways is a lifeline of the nation. It provides affordable transport to poor passengers and carries 40% of freight traffic. Challenges in infrastructure creation: Lack of budgetary Support – Government is facing fiscal deficit constraints. Railways is thus suffering ..

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Philanthropy even after being a part of the Indian culture and various religions has been very minuscule in India. In this context, highlight its significance and state the factors that are holding back philanthropy in India.

Philanthropy represents voluntary donation to worthy causes. It is advocated by several religions including Christianity, Islam and Hinduism. Significance of philanthropy: It can augment government’s funding for priority sectors, e.g. healthcare. Given fiscal responsibility rules, philanthropy can be a game ..

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