anthropocentricity
anthropocentricity anthropocentricity n. 1. an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values.

Syn: anthropocentrism. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • anthropocentricity — noun see anthropocentric …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anthropocentricity — /an threuh poh sen tris i tee/, n., pl. anthropocentricities. 1. the state or quality of being anthropocentric. 2. an anthropocentric interpretation of the universe. [1955 60; ANTHROPOCENTRIC + ITY] * * * …   Universalium

  • anthropocentricity — an·thro·po·cen·tric·i·ty …   English syllables

  • anthropocentricity — noun an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values • Syn: ↑anthropocentrism • Derivationally related forms: ↑anthropocentric, ↑anthropocentric (for: ↑anthropocentrism) • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • humanism — /hyooh meuh niz euhm/ or, often, /yooh /, n. 1. any system or mode of thought or action in which human interests, values, and dignity predominate. 2. devotion to or study of the humanities. 3. (sometimes cap.) the studies, principles, or culture… …   Universalium

  • anthropocentrism — noun an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values • Syn: ↑anthropocentricity • Derivationally related forms: ↑anthropocentric (for: ↑anthropocentricity), ↑anthropocentric • Hype …   Useful english dictionary

  • anthropocentrism — n. 1. 1 an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values. Syn: anthropocentricity. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anthropocentric — adjective Date: 1863 1. considering human beings as the most significant entity of the universe 2. interpreting or regarding the world in terms of human values and experiences • anthropocentrically adverb • anthropocentricity noun •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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