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axiology

[ak-see-ol-uh-jee] /ˌæk siˈɒl ə dʒi/
noun
1.
the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; < French axiologie < Greek axí(a) worth, value + -ologie; see -o-, -logy
Related forms
axiological
[ak-see-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌæk si əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
axiologically, adverb
axiologist, noun
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Examples from the web for axiology
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for axiology

axiology

/ˌæksɪˈɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
(philosophy) the theory of values, moral or aesthetic
Derived Forms
axiological (ˌæksɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) adjective
axiologically, adverb
axiologist, noun
Word Origin
C20: from Greek axios worthy
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