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n.pl the implicit, organized belief systems that undergird our understanding of the world. See also sense of coherence.
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Two recent studies have analyzed individual worldviews and cognitive complexity among various age groups and found no significant difference, suggesting that there may be more homogeneity to a worldview than previously thought and that age is in fact not a contributing factor to the development of an individual worldview (Coll & Zalaquett, in press; Hood & Deopere, 2002).
Since there is a form of knowledge that is prior and hence basic to all worldviews and which sets the conceptual parameters of any particular worldviews, then it would be inaccurate to say that "all" knowing and acting are worldview-bound.
These words illustrate how even collaborators in closely allied fields can bring the lens of a different worldview to a collaborative task.
Education on cultural competency, however, continues to suffer from two key weaknesses: the failure of a conceptual basis for connecting cultural and race specific forces, and the failure to recognize differences in worldviews that people may subscribe (cf.
We now interpret the four mechanical worldviews through Neutrosophy, for issues related to the effect of "gravity" and "repulsion", and the like.
Hiebert suggests that worldviews change in two basic ways: through slow growth and through paradigm shifts.
In his third chapter, however, O'Gorman contends that there are significant differences between the evangelical massive retaliation and adventuristic liberation worldviews, linking the latter to C.
Her book, Worldview, the Orichas, and Santeria: Africa to Cuba and Beyond, is organized in twenty-four chapters with their respective conclusions, and divided in three parts.
This is a helpful approach, for too many Christian analyses of worldviews are almost exclusively critical in focus.
Nevertheless, Transforming Worldviews is a seminal work that should be read and reread by those interested in the process of Christian conversion, especially in cross-cultural contexts.
In "The Idea of a Psychology of Worldviews," Webb explicates Karl Jaspers's account of the psychology of worldviews showing the critical role worldviews play in psychological development.
Finally, Dixon investigates the notion of logic between the two worldviews.

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