WELTANSCHAUUNG

noun. any basic comprehension of the universe, and of humankind's orientation within it, kept by a person, a society, or a subculture. This worldview will be a great impact to the material growth of a society, in addition to in those theories and philosophies which a society might generate. It mandates the universe of discourse which reigns among its followers, influencing their logical behaviors and actions in addition to their theoretical dedications.

WELTANSCHAUUNG: "Weltanschauung' is the German name for worldviews, which differ amongst societies. "
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "WELTANSCHAUUNG," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/weltanschauung/ (accessed May 26, 2018).
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