weltanschauung


welt·an·schau·ung

noun, often capitalized \ˈvelt-ˌän-ˌsha-əŋ\
plural weltanschauungs \-əŋz\ or welt·an·schau·ung·en \-əŋ-ən\

Definition of WELTANSCHAUUNG

:  a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world especially from a specific standpoint

Origin of WELTANSCHAUUNG

German, from Welt world + Anschauung view
First Known Use: 1868

Other Philosophy Terms

dialectic, dualism, epistemology, existentialism, metaphysics, ontology, sequitur, solipsism, transcendentalism

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