It wasn't particularly good science, but an exercise in anthropomorphism , giving snails an eroticism, for example, that one might never have anticipated.
However, for God to address humans this way is anthropomorphism , for God accommodates human communication, and when we speak to one another this way, we do it without duplicity.
And our affection for animals, uninformed by experience of them, distorts our perceptions and inclines us toward anthropomorphism .
These works employ anthropomorphism of the most subtle sort, which some viewers might miss and others may register only subliminally.
On the brilliant ‘Animal Kingdom’, he engages in a bit of anthropomorphism , drawing parallels between the laws of the jungle and the code of the streets.
On a related note, the concept and practice of anthropomorphism is not adequate to the task.
I guess anthropomorphism has always been an element in ancient religions.
He knew well enough the hazard of excessive anthropomorphism .
Lauren Child's spiky, sophisticated artwork offers an edgy alternative to the cosy anthropomorphism with which publishers tend to pad their lists.
The idea that other animals experience similar emotions to us is not anthropomorphism : it is based on sound scientific evidence.