Definition of logocentrism
1 : a philosophy holding that all forms of thought are based on an external point of reference which is held to exist and given a certain degree of authority
2 : a philosophy that privileges speech over writing as a form of communication because the former is closer to an originating transcendental source
Origin of logocentrism
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1968
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