aretaics definition

  • noun:
    • The moral principle which excludes all relations between virtue and happiness; the research of virtue; compared with eudemonics.
    • The moral principle which excludes all relations between virtue and delight; the technology of virtue; -- contrasted with eudemonics.
    • In ethics, same as aretology. Grote.
    • The ethical theory which excludes all relations between virtue and delight; the research of virtue; compared with eudemonics.
    • The ethical theory which excludes all relations between virtue and pleasure; the science of virtue; -- contrasted with eudemonics.
    • In ethics, same as aretology. Grote.
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