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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel

Aretology is that part of moral philosophy which deals with virtue (Aretê), its nature, and the means of arriving at it.

It is also a genre or form of literature, a narrative showing the "virtues," i.e. powers of the main character. Examples are found in antiquity of famous heroes.

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