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ecocentrism

[ek-oh-sen-triz-uh m, ee-koh-]
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noun
  1. a philosophy or perspective that places intrinsic value on all living organisms and their natural environment, regardless of their perceived usefulness or importance to human beings.
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Origin of ecocentrism

Related formsec·o·cen·tric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ecocentric

ecocentric

adjective
  1. having a serious concern for environmental issuesecocentric management
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Word Origin and History for ecocentric

adj.

also eco-centric, by 1975, from eco- + -centric.

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