Published: 2nd August 2020
noun (also Anthropincentrism)
the worldview opposing the notion that humankind is the central or most important element of existence, often instead opting to elevate the astronomical world, God, technology or animals as central; in Astronist philosophy, often used synonymously with cosmocentrism.
DERIVATIVES AND ALTERNATIVE PHRASES
Anti-anthropocentric | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk | adjective
Anti-anthropocentrically | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk(ə)li | adverb
Anti-anthropocentrist | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪst | noun
ORIGINS AND ETYMOLOGY
Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix anti-, denoting opposition, combined with the word anthropocentrism denoting the worldview that considers humanity as the most important aspect of existence; meaning ‘opposition to humanity as central.’
Encyclopaedic entry for "Anti-anthropocentrism" on Astronism.org
© 2020 by the Astronist Institution.
Notice: Each definition, extended description and etymological description found on Astronary.org is under copyright protection of the Astronist Institution and therefore should not be used elsewhere except in direct quotation along with a reference to its respective definition page on Astronary.org. Exempt from this copyright protection are the words being defined themselves, unless otherwise stipulated with the tag trademark in which the use of such a word for your own commercial purposes is likely a breach of copyright.