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Astrohumanism

ˈastrəʊˈhjuːmənɪz(ə)m

noun

Astronist beliefs about space exploration and astronality incorporated with humanistic ideals about the centrality of human agency, especially when resulting in the shunning of the mystical and spiritual aspects of the astronomical world.

Derivatives

  • Astrohumanist | ˈastrəʊˈhjuːmənɪst | adjective & noun
  • Astrohumanistic | ˈastrəʊˈhjuːmənɪstɪk | adjective
  • Cosmic humanism (also astronomical humanism)
  • Cosmohumanism | ˈkɒzməʊˈhjuːmənɪstɪk | noun (also Cosmohumanist and Cosmohumanistic)
  • Astronautic humanism

Origin and etymology

  • Astro-English: from Astronese, the prefix astro-, denoting the astronomical world, combined with the word humanism denoting a rationalistic outlook centring on human agency; meaning ‘treatise of all knowledge and doctrine.’ 
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