Anthropocentrism

In Craig W. Allin (ed.), Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues (2012)

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Julia Tanner
Durham University
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Definition: considering human beings to be of central importance; the source of value.
Keywords Anthropocentrism  Environmentalists  Intrinsic value  Instrumental value  perfectionist  argument from marginal cases  marginal humans  moral value  speciesism  deep ecology, biocentrism, sentientism
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