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anthropocentric

anthruh puh sen trik

  • a  human-centered
    our anthropocentric view of the world

  • But anthropocentric arguments legitimatize the notion that species must justify their right to exist by proving their utility to man.
  • Clinical knowledge of their doings helps him spin out a metaphysical conceit that manages to spoof mildly the anthropocentric folly of men in assuming that God thinks in human .
  • For many, General Smuts's scientific philosophy is comfortingly anthropocentric.
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  • Have People Really Killed Pests Too Rarely? (Op-Ed)
    Marc Bekoff, emeritus professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is one of the world's pioneering cognitive ethologists, a Guggenheim Fellow, and co-founder with Jane Goodall of Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. He contributed this article to LiveScience's Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Recently, my email inbox overflowed with messages about an anthropocentrically driven ...
    Dec. 12, 2013 - LiveScience.com via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • Winona LaDuke in SMC Collegian
    We live in a very anthropocentric society; everything exists in relation to us,LaDuke said.
  • Tristram Stuart in AlterNet
    Stuart says nothing about such developments; instead he winds up with a rather cursory two-page summary in which he criticizes "the old anthropocentric speciesism which attributes moral worth to entities according to how similar they are to...

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