With the 1987 Philippine Constitution now planned for amendment, perhaps it is high time we reconsidered our conventional anthropocentric
understanding of sovereignty, and realigned how we value the natural world.
Creatively bringing together constitutional, political, and aesthetic theory, Professor Douglas argues that museums and constitutions invite visitors to identify with a prescribed set of political constituencies based on national, ethnic, or anthropocentric
archipelago, so very anthropocentric
in scope, you failed to see
If Last Man is too far inside the anthropocentric
circle, so to speak, his actions cannot be indicative of intrinsic value (a Local problem).
Theresa May's cabinet is widely considered to be the least climate-wise UK government since 1992, when anthropocentric
global warming was officially labeled by the UN as a planetary risk.
The government's goal is to ensure social cohesion and provide opportunities for vulnerable groups integration into the social and economic life of the country through an anthropocentric
approach and treatment," she added.
At the same time, recent decades have witnessed a growing application of quantitative anthropocentric
framings to ever wider aspects of environmental decision making.
The problems with this approach are more nuanced: the underlying conflicts are ignored rather than resolved, and the ambiguity allows anthropocentric
biases to subconsciously influence research.
We will hear the mumbo jumbo language of the above parties, who will spout forth phrases such as anthropocentric
climate change with which they hope will confuse us into submission.
The themes are relationality (the inevitable pluralism that marks contemporary life versus a metaphysics of substance as a point of departure for theological anthropology); the dangers of anthropocentric
approaches; a commitment to historicity and historical thinking; vulnerability rather than an emphasis on autonomy; and the need to communicate in and through multiple languages and modes of expression.
However, It is evident that anthropocentric
ethics and law are limited by older cultural worldviews and may fail to protect not just the health of individuals but of the entire biosphere.
Feminist Critique of the Androcentric and Anthropocentric
Tendencies in Christianity (1)