The branch of philosophy that includes ethics. Axiology ‘refers to the analysis of values to better understand their meanings, characteristics, their purpose, their acceptance as true knowledge, and their influence on people’s daily experiences. It is the branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of ethics, aesthetics, and religion, where religion encompasses spirituality (Lincoln, Lynham and Guba, 2011), and their role in the construction of knowledge.’ (Chilisa 2012) (See also Accountability)