world view

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world view

 [werld vu]
the perspective a culture takes of the world, which is shared by cultural group members. Though not always overtly recognized, world views influence health and illness beliefs and behavior; for example, a world view of harmony and balance shapes a view of health as a balance of natural forces, a world view that is largely technological leads to a view of illness analogous to the breakdown of a machine, and a world view focusing on fear and violence shapes a perception of illness as the result of evil forces.
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En ese punto deciamos con Rogelio Rimoldi (Moguillansky, Rodolfo y Rimoldi, Rogelio, 2007) que: "lo que lo incita -segun Safransky-, el autentico malpara Leibniz, es la posibilidad de que se imponga una weltanshauung (originada en las ciencias naturales) de un mundo carente de sentido: un mundo en el que todo sucede con necesidad explicable, pero sin sentido ni fin, como necesidad ciega'.
ISAM KAMEL SALEM, ISLAM UND VOLKERRECHT: DAS VOLKERRECHT IN DER ISLAMISCHEN WELTANSHAUUNG (1984); FARHAD MALEKIAN, THE CONCEPT OF ISLAMIC INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW: A COMPARATIVE STUDY (1994); C.
Inoltre puntuali aspetti tematici dell'opera di entrambi i poeti vengono evidenziati in un confronto diretto in due saggi, estremamente valevoli per l'acutezza e versalitia critica all'intemo di una Weltanshauung novecentesca: "Il nuovo Cristo: fra Dostoevskij, Pascoli e d'Annunzio" e "La celebrazione georgica: Tolstoj, d'Anuunzio e Pascoli.