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also prax·i·ol·o·gy  (prăk′sē-ŏl′ə-jē)
The study of human conduct.

prax′e·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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praxeology, praxiology

the study of human behavior and conduct. — praxeological, adj.
See also: Behavior
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While discussing philosophical foundations of The Art of War, Niu (1996) stated that the thoughts of this thin book (1) represent characteristics of Dualism, Futurology and Praxiology, and Sun Zi valued a comprehensive plan for facing the future and the application of most effective and reasonable ways to achieve goals.
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