"History of ethics" is philosophical problems such as religious belief, the mind and its place in nature, freedom and determinism, morality, and the nature and kinds of human knowledge.
A few scholars of "History of ethics" include Aristotle, Frisch and R.E. Peierls, Rachel Cohon, Thomas Aquinas, Socrates.
People study "History of ethics" in order to determine the human essentials as pertains to their nature of right or wrong.
Several topics in "History of ethics" include good and evil, right and wrong, virtue and vice, justice and crime.