(German for worldview) a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group
Nearly all the leading lights of the Frankfurt School – Benjamin, Adorno, Horkheimer, Löwenthal, Pollock, Fromm, Neumann – were resistant to the Weltanschauung transmitted by paternal authority, and many rebelled in various ways against their fathers who had become very materially successful.
Possible basis for my weltanschauung. That the childishness is never lost, but adulthood put like a veneer over it.
One of Freud’s few reflections on Marxism [...] described it as a Weltanschauung – world-view – comparable to religion, an intellectual construction that through its totalising work resolved all problems in a uniform way, thus leaving no questions open
our inability to step outside of our own Welantschauung is precisely what makes everything appear to be going in multiple directions at once