Philosophy is the critical examination of the grounds for fundamental beliefs and an analysis of the basic concepts employed in the expression of such beliefs.
Philosophy. (2014). In Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from

Ethics is the discipline concerned with what is morally good and bad, right and wrong. 
Ethics. (2014). In Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved from

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International Review of Information Ethics
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Krisis:  Journal for Contemporary Philosophy   
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Online Journal of Health Ethics
Perspectives:  International Postgraduate Journal of Philosophy   
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Philosophy/Ethics Search Engine 
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Ethics Resource Center 
First and foremost, ERC is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization, dedicated to independent research that advances high ethical standards and practices in public and private institutions.
Ethics Updates 
Ethics Updates is designed primarily to be used by ethics instructors and their students. It is intended to provide resources and updates on current literature, both popular and professional, that relates to ethics.
House Committee on Ethics
The U.S. House Committee on Ethics, created in 1967, is unique. The Committee is the only standing committee of the House whose membership is evenly divided between each political party. The Committee includes five members of each party. Also, unlike other committees, the day-to-day work of the Committee on Ethics is conducted by a staff that is nonpartisan by rule.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy 
The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP) (ISSN 2161-0002) was founded in 1995 as a non-profit organization to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
Online Ethics Center 
Welcome to the Online Ethics Center (OEC), an electronic repository of resources on science, engineering, and research ethics, for engineers, scientists, scholars, educators, students, and interested citizens.
Philosophy Now
Philosophy Now is a newsstand magazine for everyone interested in ideas. It aims to corrupt innocent citizens by convincing them that philosophy can be exciting, worthwhile and comprehensible, and also to provide some light and enjoyable reading matter for those already ensnared by the muse, such as philosophy students and academics."
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy organizes scholars from around the world in philosophy and related disciplines to create and maintain an up-to-date reference work.