Definition of ecocentrism in English:

ecocentrism

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noun

Another term for biocentrism.
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  • More subtly, because the production of nature approach is anthropomorphic it also enables a position from which the fate of nature can be considered seriously without declining into a naturalistic ecocentrism.
  • Ecocentrism is either partly or emphatically non-anthropocentric.
  • It thus promises to take us beyond the Nature-Society dualism organising both previous Marxian work on nature and versions of bourgeois technocentrism and radical ecocentrism.

Derivatives

ecocentric

adjective
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  • Ostensibly the techno- and ecocentric world views are very different, though they overlap in such centrist doctrines as ‘sustainable development’ and ‘ecological modernisation’.
  • Second, I will show that they are assumptions which, surprising and ironic though it is, most Marxian theories of nature share with the bourgeois and radical ecocentric world views they otherwise oppose.
  • Moreover each, again in different ways, provide a valuable corrective to a good deal of the technocentric and the ecocentric thinking which currently animates the environmental debate.

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