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

Other Words from logocentrism

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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