ecocentrism

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

a combination of eco- and centrism. The ecocentric ethic was conceived by Aldo Leopold.[1]

NounEdit

ecocentrism (uncountable)

  1. a term used in ecological political philosophy to denote a nature-centred, as opposed to human-centred, system of values.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leopold, A. 1949. A sand county almanac. Oxford University Press, New York.
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