Origin of ethology
Examples from the Web for ethology
It must itself depend on laws of mind and character (psychology and ethology).The Idea of Progress|J. B. Bury
Etholog′ic, -al, relating to ethology: treating of morality.
I remark by anticipation that this expression implies a reference to Mill's Ethology, of which I shall have to speak.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.|Leslie Stephen
As in Ethology and other deductive sciences, so in Statistics and History there are empirical laws.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic|William Stebbing
British Dictionary definitions for ethology
Word Origin for ethology
Word Origin and History for ethology
late 17c., "mimicry," from Latin ethologia, from Greek ethologia, from ethos "character" (see ethos). As a branch of zoology, from 1897.