logocentrism

noun
logo·cen·trism | \ ˌlō-gə-ˈsen-tri-zəm , -gō- , ˌlä- \

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

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logocentric \ˌlō-gə-ˈsen-trik, -gō-, ˌlä- \ adjective

First Known Use of logocentrism

1968, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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