axiologist

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axiologist ‎(plural axiologists)

  1. A person, especially a philosopher, who studies theory of value.
    • 1962, Robert S. Hartman, "Axiology as a science," Philosophy of Science, vol. 29, no. 4, p. 421,
      The moral philosophies are even more important to the moral scientist—the axiologist.
    • 1990, Thomas Hughes, "Review of Lewis Mumford: A Life by Donald Miller," Technology and Culture, vol. 31, no. 4, p. 914,
      It led willy-nilly to technological determinism, a philosophy that Mumford, the axiologist, generally repudiated. Even in the later pages of Technics and Civilization, he stresses the role of values in shaping technology.

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