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  • n. that part of moral philosophy which treats of virtue, its nature, and the means of attaining to it.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. That part of moral philosophy which treats of virtue, its nature, and the means of attaining to it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That part of moral philosophy which treats of virtue, its nature, and the means of attaining it. Also called aretaics.

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Examples

  • Another approach to morality, that of “aretology,” emphasizes the character of the moral agent and the cultivation of virtue.

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