deontology
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S: http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0010/001089/108933e.pdf (last access: 12 April 2013); http://citation.allacademic.com/meta/p_mla_apa_research_citation/3/1/4/1/7/p314179_index.html?phpsessid=9f10e6d0507ba440edcb659023928a84 (last access: 3 September 2014).

N: science of moral duty, 1826, from Greek deont-, comb. form of deon “that which is binding, duty,” neuter present participle of dei “is binding;” + -ology. Said to have been coined by Bentham. Related: Deontological.

S: http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame=0&search=deontology&searchmode=none (last access: 3 September 2014)

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