The Encyclopedia of Ethics is a scholarly work with the original focus on ethical theory. It is published by Routledge press. It includes "biographical articles, entries on areas and issues related to ethics, treatment of major traditions in religious ethics, coverage of applied ethical issues of importance to theory, survey articles on the history of ethics, and information on the current status of philosophical ethics world wide. Ethics is a major branch of Philosophy, encompassing right conduct and good life Ethics is a branch of Philosophy dealing with right and wrong in human behavior "
The editors in chief of the three-volume second edition of this Encyclopedia are Lawrence C. Becker and Charlotte B. Becker. Routledge press states that the second editions is written by 325 distinguished scholars) and contains nearly 600 signed, peer-reviewed articles. Routledge is a publisher of non-fiction academic books and journals