axiology

[ak-see-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion.

Origin:
1905–10; < French axiologie < Greek axí(a) worth, value + -ologie; see -o-, -logy

axiological [ak-see-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , adjective
axiologically, adverb
axiologist, noun
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axiology (ˌæksɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
philosophy the theory of values, moral or aesthetic
 
[C20: from Greek axios worthy]
 
axiological
 
adj
 
axio'logically
 
adv
 
axi'ologist
 
n

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Example sentences
In which, axiology order is necessary to build the foundation.
We propose the systematic study of this problem in the different sciences, in axiology and in ontology.
Axiology is concerned with what values drive a theorist to develop a theory.
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