noun Etymology: Greek axios + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy Date: 1908 the study of the nature, types, and criteria of values and of value judgments especially in ethics • axiological adjectiveaxiologically adverb

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  • Axiology — (from Greek ἀξίᾱ, axiā, value, worth ; and λόγος, logos) is the philosophical study of value. It is either the collective term for ethics and aesthetics[1] philosophical fields that depend crucially on notions of value or the foundation for these …   Wikipedia

  • axiology — n. the study of values and value judgments. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • axiology — [ak΄sē äl′ə jē] n. [< Gr axios, worthy (see AXIOM) + LOGY] the branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of value and the types of value, as in morals, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics axiological [ak΄ə läj′i kəl] adj. axiologically… …   English World dictionary

  • axiology — axiological /ak see euh loj i keuhl/, adj. axiologically, adv. axiologist, n. /ak see ol euh jee/, n. the branch of philosophy dealing with values, as those of ethics, aesthetics, or religion. [1905 10; < F axiologie < Gk axí(a) worth, value +… …   Universalium

  • axiology — noun a) The study of the origin, nature, functions, types, and interrelations of values; value theory. In his axiology, G. E. Moore maintains that good is the name of a simple, indefinable quality. b) The particular value theory of a philosopher …   Wiktionary

  • axiology — aksiologija statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Vertybių teorija; mokslas, tiriantis vertybių prigimtį, vertinimo pagrindus ir kriterijus. kilmė gr. axios – vertinimas + logos – mokslas atitikmenys: angl. axiology vok. Aksiologie …   Sporto terminų žodynas

  • axiology — The study of values …   Philosophy dictionary

  • axiology — the science of the ultimate nature of values Sciences and Studies …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • axiology — n. philosophic science which studies the general nature of value …   English contemporary dictionary

  • axiology — ax·i·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

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