Aretaics
Aretaics Ar`e*ta"ics, n. [Gr. ? virtue.] The ethical theory which excludes all relations between virtue and happiness; the science of virtue; -- contrasted with eudemonics. --J. Grote. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • aretaics — the science of virtue Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aretaics — ar·e·ta·ics …   English syllables

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  • aretaics — ˌarəˈtāiks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: irregular from Greek aretē + English ics : science of virtue contrasted with eudaemonics …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eudaemonics — Eudemonics Eu de*mon ics, Eudaemonics Eu d[ae]*mon ics, n. [Gr. ? conducive to happiness. See {Eudemonism}.] That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; contrasted with {aretaics}. J. Grote …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eudemonics — Eu de*mon ics, Eudaemonics Eu d[ae]*mon ics, n. [Gr. ? conducive to happiness. See {Eudemonism}.] That part of moral philosophy which treats of happiness; the science of happiness; contrasted with {aretaics}. J. Grote …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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