noun see biocentric

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  • Biocentrism — (from Greek: βίος, bio , life ; and κέντρον, kentron , center ) is a term that has several meanings but is commonly defined as the belief that all forms of life are equally valuable and humanity is not the center of existence. Biocentric… …   Wikipedia

  • biocentrism — biocentrísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BIOCENTRÍSM s. n. concepţie care abordează de pe o poziţie fiziologică motivaţia unui comportament psihic. (< bio + centrism) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa …   Dicționar Român

  • biocentrism — noun the view or belief that the rights and needs of humans are not more important than those of other living things. Derivatives biocentric adjective biocentrist noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • biocentrism — /baɪoʊˈsɛntrɪzəm/ (say buyoh sentrizuhm) noun a view of the world which accords intrinsic value to all forms of life (opposed to anthropocentrism). –biocentric, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Anthropocentrism — (from Greek: άνθρωπος, anthropos , human being ; and κέντρον, kentron , center ): Anthropos (the term, like “human”, refers to both men and women) meaning humans must be considered at the center of, and above any other aspect of reality Fact|date …   Wikipedia

  • biocentric — adjective Date: circa 1889 considering all forms of life as having intrinsic value < a biocentric philosophy > • biocentrism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Speciesism — involves assigning different values or rights to beings on the basis of their species membership. The term was coined by British psychologist Richard D. Ryder in 1973 to denote a prejudice based on physical differences.Ryder, Richard. [http://www …   Wikipedia

  • Environmental ethics — is the part of environmental philosophy which considers the ethical relationship between human beings and the natural environment. It exerts influence on a large range of disciplines including law, sociology, theology, economics, ecology and… …   Wikipedia

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