By G. Zecha,P. Weingartner

worth switch and uncertainty concerning the validity of conventional ethical convictions are often saw whilst medical re­ seek confronts us with new ethical difficulties or demanding situations the ethical accountability of the scientist. Which ethics is to be depended on? Which rules are the main average, the main humane ones? For wish of a suitable resolution, ethical professionals of­ ten element to moral sense, the person moral sense, which looks man's targeted, at once obtainable and ultimate resource of ethical competition. yet what's intended through 'conscience'? there's hardly ever a thought as conventional and whilst arguable as that of judgment of right and wrong. within the historical past of ethics we will distinguish numerous tendencies within the interpretation of the idea that and serve as of judgment of right and wrong. The Greeks used the be aware O"uvEt81lm~ to indicate a type of 'accompa­ nying wisdom' that as a rule pointed out negatively skilled habit. In Latin, the expression conscientia intended a understanding­ jointly pointing past the person realization to the typical wisdom of alternative humans. within the Bible, specially within the New testomony, O"uvEt81l0"t~ is used for the guiding con­ sciousness of the morality of one's personal action.

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