Definitions for "Worldview"
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.
a centered representation of all that is the case that mediates between perceptual input and behavioral output
an agent-centered representation of all that an agent takes to be the case, and as such it mediates between perceptual and cognitive input and behavioral and cognitive output
abstract cultural aspects that give value, meaning, and order to the experiences of a folk group, often embodied in folklife.
a comprehensive meaning system, locating all experiences of the individual or social group in a single general explanatory arrangement
the intangible aspect of culture which provides order, value and meaning to the experiences of its members (For example, a group’s definitions of beauty, time, relationship between past, future, and present may differ greatly. Generally speaking, for instance, Western culture views time as linear and places great importance on the future and on time, itself.).
a philosophy of life
a primitive, uncoded replicator, like the autocatalytic sets of polymers widely believed to be the earliest form of life
Worldview is Chicago Public Radio's daily international-affairs radio show, hosted by Jerome Mc Donnell. It features conversations about international issues as well as their local connections.
Keywords:  perspective
a perspective
a map that we use to orient and explain , from which we evaluate and act , and put forward prognoses and visions of the future
a coherent collection of concepts that must allow us to construct a global image of "the world", and to understand all elements of our experience
the general understanding a community possesses about the world in which it exists.