International Morality Essay

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Эссе. Существует ли международная мораль?Выполнила: Слугина А., РВ-10Основными социальными нормами, регулирующими международные отношения, принято считать нормы моральные, политические и правовые. Каждый вид норм имеет свои преимущества и свои недостатки, но без их соблюдения международная жизнь сегодня представляла бы собой полный хаос.В Большом энциклопедическом словаре под словом мораль понимается (от лат. moralis - нравственный) - нравственность, особая форма общественного сознания и вид...

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