Chrematistics Chre`ma*tis"tics, n. [Gr. ? 9sc. ?) the art of traffic, fr. ? goods, money, fr. ? to use.] The science of wealth; the science, or a branch of the science, of political economy. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chrematistics — (from Greek: χρηματιστική) according to Thales of Miletus is the art of getting rich. Plato (left) and Aristotle (right) Aristotle established the fundamental difference between economics and chrematistics. The accumulation of money itself is an… …   Wikipedia

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  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • chrematistic — /kriməˈtɪstɪk/ (say kreemuh tistik) adjective of or relating to the acquisition of wealth. {Greek chrēmatistikos} –chrematistics, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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