n. A person who is pathologically driven to make money.
Universities are a fruitful source of neologisms — I once had a couple of philosopher colleagues who coined the word "lucrepath" for an individual consumed by the desire for money — so I decided to look up "disinvestment."
—Frank Bongiorno, “The writing on the wall,” Inside Story, March 18, 2010
An act of killing which aimed directly at achieving the technical goal of military success abstracted from the good of citizen-in-state-among-other-states would therefore not be an act of virtue but of vice. It is a disordered act, even if not that of a 'lucrepath'.
—Patrick Giddy, “Character and professionalism in the context of developing countries — the example of mercenaries” (PDF), Ethics and Economics - Volume 4 Number 2, July 01, 2006
2003 (earliest)
The avarice-only reading is not the only way of characterising the profit-motive, and there are some positive grounds for thinking the benefits of profit pursuit are better attributed to the "lucrephile", and not the avarice-only "lucrepath".
—Tony Lynch & Adrian Walsh, “The Mandevillean Conceit and the Profit-motive,” Philosophy - Volume 78 Issue 1, January 01, 2003
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