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(German for worldview) a particular philosophy or view of life; the worldview of an individual or group

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something like a characteristic attitude and weltanschauung

What Was the Hipster? (211) by Mark Greif
6 years, 10 months ago

Is it that we share a similar cranial design and that by this similarity I infer a similar intelligence, a similar Weltanschauung?

—p.671 by Charlie Kaufman
5 months, 2 weeks ago

the incommensurability of a white supremacist Weltanschauung with one of tolerance

—p.13 We, Anti-Fascists (7) by Natasha Lennard
3 years, 11 months ago

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.

—p.33 Part I: 1900-1920 (13) by Stuart Jeffries
6 years, 5 months ago

it’s Annie’s nonsensical, almost nonverbal weltanschauung that lifts the movie into flight

—p.21 ROLL CALL (14) by Claire Dederer
3 months, 2 weeks ago

Possible basis for my weltanschauung. That the childishness is never lost, but adulthood put like a veneer over it.

—p.39 1941–1950: Early Life in New York, and Different Ways of Writing (5) by Patricia Highsmith
1 year, 4 months ago

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

—p.216 Not: Marxism as 'Organised Sarcasm' (209) by Richard Seymour
5 years, 2 months ago

Jewish communal bodies wrote to Corbyn and blamed his sloppiness on a whole Weltanschauung of the 'far left', seeing not just anti-Zionism but all class politics as tinged with an innate tendency towards anti-Semitism

—p.100 Jewphobia (83) by Barnaby Raine
5 years, 3 months ago

the categorical imperative, die Weltanschauung

—p.53 by Mark Costello
6 years, 7 months ago

our inability to step outside of our own Welantschauung is precisely what makes everything appear to be going in multiple directions at once

—p.107 Three Axioms for Projecting a Line (or Why It Will Continue to Be Hard to Write a Title sans Slashes or Parentheses) (100) by Steve Tomasula
6 years, 5 months ago