noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1968 1. a philosophy holding that all forms of thought are based on an external point of reference which is held to exist and given a certain degree of authority 2. a philosophy that privileges speech over writing as a form of communication because the former is closer to an originating transcendental source • logocentric adjective

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