anthropocentricity


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an·thro·po·cen·tric

 (ăn′thrə-pə-sĕn′trĭk)
adj.
1. Regarding humans as the central element of the universe.
2. Interpreting reality exclusively in terms of human values and experience.

an′thro·po·cen′tri·cal·ly adv.
an′thro·po·cen·tric′i·ty (-trĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
an′thro·po·cen′trism n.
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Noun1.anthropocentricity - an inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values
partisanship, partiality - an inclination to favor one group or view or opinion over alternatives
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These differences are due, in our opinion, to the anthropocentricity of the material such as, for example, the orographic lexicon set which we are analysing here.
My summary is missing a key ingredient present in the original: the anthropocentricity of Plato's Form of the good, and for that matter, of his Form of the bad (if there is one).
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Ecological concerns entered Christian discourse in response to an important article published in 1967 by Lynn White, claiming that Christian anthropocentricity was culpable for the growing ecological problems.
Asking a similar question but examining it through different forms, both writers consider the possibility that language exerts restricted representational means due to its anthropocentricity.