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  • noun Plural form of ecocentrist.


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  • Consequently, the Gaia concept has provided a convenient common ground for anthropocentrists and ecocentrists to explore a common agenda.

    Environmental ethics and the Gaia theory 2008

  • It is this enlightened self-interest that both anthropocentrists and ecocentrists can claim as their own, even though they do not share the same value base.

    Environmental ethics and the Gaia theory 2008

  • In cases where such a demarcation is obvious, however, both anthropocentrists and ecocentrists would both strive for the same immediate objective, although their rationales would differ.

    Environmental ethics and the Gaia theory 2008

  • Somewhat like "the ecocentrists" whom Marx amusingly satirizes as "the Puritans of today's environmental movement," the essay likes to keep its categories clear and distinct.

    An Exchange on Thoreau Buell, Lawrence 1999


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