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 +[[Image:Glass half full or half empty.JPG|thumb|right|200px|[[Is the glass half empty or half full?]], photo © [[JWG]]]]
 +[[Image:Met recht soudic gerne doer de Werelt commen (Allegory of the World).jpg|thumb|left|200px|''[[Allegory of the World]]'' (1515) from the studio of [[Joachim Patinir]]]]
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-A '''world view''' (or '''worldview''') is a term [[calque]]d from the [[German language|German]] word '''''Weltanschauung''''' meaning a "look ''onto'' the world." It implies a concept fundamental to German [[philosophy]] and [[epistemology]] and refers to a ''wide world perception''. Additionally, it refers to the [[framework]] of ideas and beliefs through which an individual interprets the [[world (philosophy)|world]] and interacts in it. The German word is also in wide use in [[English language|English]], as well as the translated form ''world outlook''. (Compare with [[ideology]]).{{GFDL}}+A '''world view''' (or '''worldview''') is a term [[calque]]d from the [[German language|German]] word '''''Weltanschauung''''' meaning a "look ''onto'' the [[world]]." It implies a concept fundamental to [[German philosophy]] and [[epistemology]] and refers to a ''wide world [[perception]]''. Additionally, it refers to the [[framework]] of [[ideas]] and [[beliefs]] through which an individual [[interprets]] the [[world (philosophy)|world]] and [[interacts]] in it. The German word is also in wide use in [[English language|English]], as well as the translated form ''world outlook''. (Compare with [[ideology]]).
 +==See also==
 +* [[Attitude polarization]]
 +* [[Belief]]
 +* [[Belief networks]]
 +* [[Christian worldview]]
 +* [[Cognitive bias]]
 +* [[Contemplation]]
 +* [[Cultural identity]]
 +* [[Eschatology]]
 +* [[Extrospection]]
 +* [[Ideology]]
 +* [[Life stance]]
 +* [[Mental model]]
 +* [[Metaknowledge]]
 +* [[Metanarrative]]
 +* [[Metaphysics]]
 +* [[Mindset]]
 +* [[Ontology]]
 +* [[Organizing principle]]
 +* [[Paradigm]]
 +* [[Perspective (cognitive)|Perspective]]
 +* [[Philosophy]]
 +* [[Psycholinguistics]]
 +* [[Reality]]
 +* [[Reality tunnel]]
 +* [[Received view]]
 +* [[Religion]]
 +* [[Scientific modeling]]
 +* [[Scientism]]
 +* [[Social justice]]
 +* [[Social reality]]
 +* [[Socially constructed reality]]
 +* [[Subjective logic]]
 +* [[Truth]]
 +* [[Umwelt]]
 +{{GFDL}}

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A world view (or worldview) is a term calqued from the German word Weltanschauung meaning a "look onto the world." It implies a concept fundamental to German philosophy and epistemology and refers to a wide world perception. Additionally, it refers to the framework of ideas and beliefs through which an individual interprets the world and interacts in it. The German word is also in wide use in English, as well as the translated form world outlook. (Compare with ideology).

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