Definition of ecocentric in US English:



  • See ecocentrism

    • ‘Moreover each, again in different ways, provide a valuable corrective to a good deal of the technocentric and the ecocentric thinking which currently animates the environmental debate.’
    • ‘Second, I will show that they are assumptions which, surprising and ironic though it is, most Marxian theories of nature share with the bourgeois and radical ecocentric world views they otherwise oppose.’
    • ‘In general, however, since the Preamble does not create obligations, it is notably more ecocentric than the substantive articles, which reflect more anthropocentric concerns.’
    • ‘Ostensibly the techno- and ecocentric world views are very different, though they overlap in such centrist doctrines as ‘sustainable development’ and ‘ecological modernisation’.’