from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Study of wealth
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The science of wealth; the science, or a branch of the science, of political economy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The science of wealth: a name given by some writers to the science of political economy, or, in a more restricted sense, to that portion of the science which relates to the management and regulation of wealth and property.
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What is needed is an Aristotelian buen vivir (as the World Social Forum proclaims) guided by oikonomia rather than chrematistics.
Be it added, that the great philosopher had seen but one phase of the science, chrematistics, and that his ideas here bear the impress of the age in which he lived.
For them, chrematistics -- what does something cost in a market -- is basically a trivial question.
Pros: Powerful engine and excellent driving chrematistics make this sedan fun and comfortable.