biocentrism

  • 1 Biocentrism — (from Greek: βίος, bio , life ; and κέντρον, kentron , center ) is a term that has several meanings but is commonly defined as the belief that all forms of life are equally valuable and humanity is not the center of existence. Biocentric… …

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  • 2 biocentrism — biocentrísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BIOCENTRÍSM s. n. concepţie care abordează de pe o poziţie fiziologică motivaţia unui comportament psihic. (< bio + centrism) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa …

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  • 3 biocentrism — noun see biocentric …

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  • 4 biocentrism — noun the view or belief that the rights and needs of humans are not more important than those of other living things. Derivatives biocentric adjective biocentrist noun …

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  • 5 biocentrism — /baɪoʊˈsɛntrɪzəm/ (say buyoh sentrizuhm) noun a view of the world which accords intrinsic value to all forms of life (opposed to anthropocentrism). –biocentric, adjective …

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  • 6 biocentrism — …

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  • 7 David Orton (deep ecology) — David Keith Orton David Orton at home in Nova Scotia Full name David Keith Orton Born 6 January 1934(1934 01 06) Portsmouth, England …

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  • 8 Anthropocentrism — (from Greek: άνθρωπος, anthropos , human being ; and κέντρον, kentron , center ): Anthropos (the term, like “human”, refers to both men and women) meaning humans must be considered at the center of, and above any other aspect of reality Fact|date …

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  • 9 biocentric — adjective Date: circa 1889 considering all forms of life as having intrinsic value < a biocentric philosophy > • biocentrism noun …

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  • 10 Speciesism — involves assigning different values or rights to beings on the basis of their species membership. The term was coined by British psychologist Richard D. Ryder in 1973 to denote a prejudice based on physical differences.Ryder, Richard. [http://www …

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  • 11 Environmental ethics — is the part of environmental philosophy which considers the ethical relationship between human beings and the natural environment. It exerts influence on a large range of disciplines including law, sociology, theology, economics, ecology and… …

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  • 12 Deep ecology — Part of a series on Green politics …

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  • 13 Many-minds interpretation — The many minds interpretation of quantum mechanics extends the many worlds interpretation by proposing that the distinction between worlds should be made at the level of the mind of an individual observer. The concept was first introduced in 1970 …

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  • 14 Voluntary Human Extinction Movement — The Voluntary Human Extinction Movement, or VHEMT (pronounced ) [http://www.vhemt.org/aboutvhemt.htm (accessed 2007 04 15)] , is a movement which calls for the voluntary self extinction of the human species. Basic conceptThe basic concept behind… …

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  • 15 Ecocentrism — is a philosophy that recognizes that the ecosphere, rather than any individual organism, is the source and support of all life and as such advises a holistic and eco centric approach to government, industry, and individual.Although in theory… …

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  • 16 Womyn-born-womyn — (an alternative spelling of women born women; see article on Womyn and more accurately termed Trans woman exclusionism) is a political term used by some feminists to establish themselves as feminist, woman identified women and is an extension of… …

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  • 17 List of works on intelligent design — This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it. This is a list of works addressing the subject or the themes of intelligent design. Contents 1 Non fiction 1.1 Supportive non fiction …

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  • 18 Nicholas Agar — (born about 1963) is a professor of ethics and an associate professor at Victoria University of Wellington.[1] Agar has a BA from Auckland University, an MA from Victoria and a PhD from the Australian National University. He has been teaching at… …

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  • 19 Lifeboat Foundation — The Lifeboat Foundation is a non profit organization with an explicit mandate of helping humanity survive existential risks and anticipate possible misuse of increasingly powerful technologies, including genetic engineering, nanotechnology, and… …

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  • 20 Ethics of terraforming — The ethics of terraforming has constituted a philosophical debate within biology, ecology, and environmental ethics as to whether terraforming other worlds is an ethical endeavor.upportOn the pro terraforming side of the argument, there are those …

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