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Published: 2nd August 2020

Citation: Astronist Institution. (2020). Anti-anthropocentrism. Available: Last accessed: [date].


noun (also Anthropincentrism)

the worldview opposing the notion that humankind is the central or most important element of existence, often instead opting to elevate the astronomical world, God, technology or animals as central; in Astronist philosophy, often used synonymously with cosmocentrism.


Anti-anthropocentric | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk | adjective
Anti-anthropocentrically | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪk(ə)li | adverb
Anti-anthropocentrist | ˈantiˌanθrəpə(ʊ)ˈsɛntrɪst | noun


Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix anti-, denoting opposition, combined with the word anthropocentrism denoting the worldview that considers humanity as the most important aspect of existence; meaning ‘opposition to humanity as central.’

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