axiology

noun
ax·i·ol·o·gy | \ˌak-sē-ˈä-lə-jē \

Definition of axiology 

: the study of the nature, types, and criteria of values and of value judgments especially in ethics

Other Words from axiology

axiological \ˌak-sē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl \ adjective
axiologically \ˌak-sē-ə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

First Known Use of axiology

1891, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for axiology

Greek axios + International Scientific Vocabulary -logy

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The first known use of axiology was in 1891

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