How people think the world works and what they think their role in the world should be. See environmental wisdom worldview, planetary management worldview, spaceship-earth worldview.
The way in which people see the world, with an emphasis on their unconscious assumptions, mindsets, and the principles that they will not question. SImilar to paradigm.
Every person has a worldview. Your worldview determines how you interpret everything you encounter in life. For instance when an athiest analyzes a fossil he filters all the facts through his worldview. Because he believes there is no God then the facts can not point to creation. Therefore they must evidence evolution. See: Summit Ministry's Worldview chart for a summary of common worldviews.
The concept that every individual, under the influence of culture, possesses a way of viewing the world.
the deep cultural influence of religion, beliefs and values
a conceptual scheme by which we consciously or unconsciously place or fit everything we believe and by which we interpret and judge reality"'
a distinctive way of looking at reality that creates a context for living
a human formation open to all the foibles of human subjectivity
a network of related presuppositions in terms of which every aspect of man's knowledge and awareness is interpreted
an internal belief system about the real world - what it is, why it is, and how it operates
a person's basic beliefs concerning deity, humanity and the rest of the universe
a person's set of assumptions about the basic makeup and nature of the world and universe
a philosophical belief system regarding what exists, which informs nearly every aspect of life, including a core system of metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics
a set of basic, foundational beliefs concerning deity, humanity and the rest of the universe
a set of beliefs we hold about the most important issues in life
a set of claims that purport to be based on reality
a set of control beliefs which serves as guide for thinking, acting, and for life itself
a set of epistemological assumptions and beliefs that shape the way a person perceives and interprets reality
a set of presuppositions (or assumptions) which we hold (consciously or subconsciously) about the basic makeup of our world
a set of presuppositions which we hold consciously or unconsciously about the world in which we live
a system of thought, a way of looking at reality
a vision that defines reality, identity, morality, and destiny
a way of viewing or interpreting all of reality
A conceptual framework for interpreting reality. An attempt to arrange one’s most basic beliefs into a coherent system that can serve to evaluate and interpret reality. A comprehensive outlook on life.