noun [ U ] uk /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈsen.trɪ.zəm/ us /ˌæn.θrə.pəˈsen.trɪ.zəm/
Examples from literature
- After the geocentric illusion had been destroyed, the anthropocentric illusion still remained.
- Among the things it hadn't attained to was the easy anthropocentric attitude that is part of our civilisation.
- Of course, so long as the geocentric and anthropocentric illusions dominate, it is natural that the lore of stability should impress itself upon science and life.
- The anthropocentric illusion rebelled against the word of Darwin, accusing him of lowering the human life to the level of the dirt or of the brute.
- While the geocentric and anthropocentric illusions have been dispelled, the illusion of the immobility and eternity of classes still persists.