anthropocentrism

[ an-thruh-poh-sen-triz-uh m ]
/ ˌæn θrə poʊˈsɛn trɪz əm /

noun

an anthropocentric theory or view.

Origin of anthropocentrism

First recorded in 1905–10; anthropocentr(ic) + -ism
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Word Origin and History for anthropocentrism

anthropocentrism


n.

1897; see anthropocentric + -ism.

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