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egocentric

Philosophy pertaining to a theory in which everything is considered in relation to the self
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Egocentricity is an epistemological perspective considered to be simple in that it is characterized by certainty of representations and it implies representations that are concrete and personal.
He said one key area, egocentricity, has been neglected.
Self-focus is an important component in Exner's (1973) egocentricity framework, and has also been found to be related to social characteristics, such as sociophilia and sociophobia (Salovey, 1992).
Review the list of relational woes that Paul mentioned in Galatians 5:20-21, "hostility, quarreling, jealousy, outbursts of anger, selfish ambition, dissension, division, [and] envy." The general impression created by these words is an absence of peace and joy, and the common feature is a root of self-centredness or egocentricity.
Moderate differences were observed in Antisocial Features (ANT), Alcohol Problems (ALC), and Dominance (DOM), as well as in the subscales Activity Level (MAN-A), Hypervigilance (PAR-H), Persecution (PAR-P), Self-Harm (BOR-S) and Egocentricity (ANT-E).
Exodus Rabbah 24:1 speaks of its sea character defending God--the essential role of any angel of the Lord--which is in marked contrast to the egocentricity and disobedience expressed by the sea character in Exodus Rabbah 21:6.
Supportive parenting enhances cognitive development, encourages creative thought, makes children be less absorbed with materialism, boosts self-esteem, fosters healthy identity development, and reduces egocentricity (Chaplin & John, 2010).
pride, confidence, and egocentricity that he had cultivated over time
Egocentricity that sufficed in a marriage without children no longer works when the exponential increase in life demands begins.
Egocentricity is another reason why they want to keep such VVIP protocols, besides security.
On the same page that he grouses about Stravinsky's success, for example, he congratulates himself for countering his "egocentricity" with a new metaphysical understanding gained from Christian Science doctrine.
To me he seemed to have more of a child's elementary sense of justice, and with it, perhaps, a child's touch of egocentricity and petulance.