Definitions for "Ethological"
An approach to defining earthlings – human and other animals, creatures, plants and other beings capable of being affected – in terms of their capacities for and of being affected.* For instance, rather than defining beings in terms of their morphological characteristics, we find relations with other things and creatures definitive characteristics. An ecological, rather than substantive, approach to understanding ‘things’.
treating of, or pertaining to, ethnic or morality, or the science of character.