The branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of value and the types of value, as in morals, aesthetics, religion, and metaphysics.
(countable) The particular value theory of a philosopher, school of thought, etc.
In his axiology, G. E. Moore maintains that "good" is the name of a simple, indefinable quality.
The study of the nature of values and value judgments.
The definition of axiology is the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature and types of value such as in ethics and religion.
Studying the ethics of the Christian and Jewish religions is an example of a study in axiology.
Origin of axiology
- Greek axios worth ag- in Indo-European roots –logy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek ἄξιος (aksios, “worthy”).