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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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* Weltanschauung: a worldview which makes the transformation meaningful (3);
Y, por fin, el acto de la Weltanschauung significa tambien una valoracion, una medida, un juicio>> (6).
In short, a delightful book by a native son that reclaims for our posthistorical moment a significant part of the language, culture, and weltanschauung of the taino people as well as a long-lost mythic world of Latin American origins.
My reservations can be neatly encapsulated by the extraordinary statement that opens the main section on Zhukovskii: 'A remarkable characteristic of the metaphor of a Star of Hope in Zhukovskii's poetry is that although it appears only once in his extensive lyric oeuvre, it is implicated in virtually every area of his aesthetics and Weltanschauung' (p.
To reinforce his arguments against the ills of the modern age and the crisis of postmodernity, Hall focuses on the contrast Kierkegaard makes between the psychically qualified world picture of paganism and the pneumatically qualified Weltanschauung of Christianity.
It is also the high tide for this particular weltanschauung in popular culture (of course, the 14-year-old mentality, male and female, never strays far from the heart of popular culture).
Although both groups live in the same city, their world views (Weltanschauung), customs, traditions and beliefs are diametrically opposite to each other.
So much has Mark Zuckerberg's handiwork ingrained itself in our existence and Weltanschauung that I now dread to imagine a life without Facebook (and all its other famous associates including WhatsApp and Instagram) as much as I want to despise and get rid of them.
Special attention is given to commemoration and the increasing anxieties amongst the faithful that loyalism's symbols and rituals, which fill the calendar and sustain the loyalist Weltanschauung, are under attack and threatened with extinction.
The conclusion, following those of the basic studies, points to the consolidation, in the Kantian work, of a process of alteration of the Weltanschauung of the philosophical intelligentsia in the West, with severe repercussion in the life of the inhabitants of this hemisphere.
the word, Weltanschauung: view the world, things, man, work, but do so
Questo cambiamento si fa in certo modo tangibile nel Trentadue, nell'ultima lezione del secondo ciclo, la trentacinquesima, da leggersi come un vero e proprio testamento filosofico, che Freud intitola Uber eine Weltanschauung.