anthropocentrism

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originated 1905-1910, anthropocentric +‎ -ism.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌæn.θɹə.poʊˈsɛn.tɹɪz.m/[1]

Noun[edit]

anthropocentrism (plural anthropocentrisms)

  1. A viewpoint or theory that places human beings at the center of something, giving preference to human beings above all other considerations.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 anthropocentrism. (n.d.). Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Retrieved February 28, 2007, from Dictionary.com website: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/anthropocentrism