Definition of anthropocentrism in US English:



  • See anthropocentric

    • ‘Some minority traditions within Christianity might provide an antidote to the ‘arrogance’ of a mainstream tradition steeped in anthropocentrism.’
    • ‘Note how the need for relevance sends him back toward anthropocentrism again, toward engineered results, toward us.’
    • ‘Instead, he argues for an enlightened anthropocentrism.’
    • ‘This moves away from a simple anthropocentrism and causes us to rethink why our relations with nature are an issue for us and why we should express a concern for nature.’
    • ‘Consistent evolutionary thinking, of course, cannot permit the notion that the whole of creation is focused around mankind, and seeks to portray such an attitude as arrogant anthropocentrism.’