ecocentrism

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a combination of eco- and centrism. The ecocentric ethic was conceived by Aldo Leopold.[1]

Noun[edit]

ecocentrism (uncountable)

  1. a term used in ecological political philosophy to denote a nature-centred, as opposed to human-centred, system of values.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leopold, A. 1949. A sand county almanac. Oxford University Press, New York.