Talk:List of ethicists

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There are about 190 names there now. Given the range of ethical traditions, and controversies, and impossibility of ruling out political and religious and scientific and literary figures, this must be one of the longer lists, but probably it can be kept under 200. Founders of any major code of ethics or legal code should be here, and hopefully most minor ones.

I have deliberately vandalized this page a teeny bit in order to get press coverage for wiki and get the politicians to see the EFF on the same scale as the ACLU.


Endorsement of any ethical point of view?[edit]

Do we really need the disclaimer saying that inclusion on the list is not an endorsement? None of the other articles have that. The Immanuel Kant article does not say that including the article is an endorsement of Kantianism. I'll leave it up for a few days, to see if anyone comments on it. LaszloWalrus 04:43, 13 September 2006 (UTC) Dont you think that Muhammad (The Prophet of Islam) should appear in this list. If Michael H. Hart, in his famous books "The 100" could write that Muhammad was the MOST INFLUNTIAL MAN in the history of mankind and he wrote that Muhamamd was the most succesful man in the history on both secular and religious grounds. No matter right or wrong, but muhammad's religious doctrine has a big influence on the ethical approach of the Arabs and billiones of muslims, then what's stopping Wikipedia from having Muhammad's name in this list? Should not wikipedia try to maintain its neutral and unbiased nature? And for your kind info, I m NOT a muslim im just a student of history. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 13:41, 9 October 2012 (UTC)

The ethicists on the list are the authors of their ethical codes, yes? If so, then religious figures, who claim not to be authors of their ethical codes, disqualify themselves ( (talk) 14:42, 25 June 2015 (UTC))