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...or does "postmodernism" belong under mystical, since most of the "analysis" is more intuitive than logical? Perhaps this is really a multi-dimensional spectrum, as in [[quantifying political ideologies]].
 
...or does "postmodernism" belong under mystical, since most of the "analysis" is more intuitive than logical? Perhaps this is really a multi-dimensional spectrum, as in [[quantifying political ideologies]].
  
...and how does "philosophy" (as in ''"3 a : a system of philosophical concepts b : a theory underlying or regarding a sphere of activity or thought <the philosophy of war>; 4 a : the most basic beliefs, concepts, and attitudes of an individual or group'' [http://m-w.com/dictionary/philosophy m-w.com]) fit in with this scheme?
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...and how does "philosophy" (as in ''"3 a : a system of philosophical concepts b : a theory underlying or regarding a sphere of activity or thought
==Reference==
 
* {{wikipedia|Worldview}}
 
==Related Articles==
 
* [[:Category:Worldviews|Worldviews]] category
 

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A rough attempt to delineate the difference between worldview and other related concepts:

  • worldviews: different styles of thinking about reality
    • ideologies: particular organized sets of beliefs about reality
      • religion: any of a large number of mystically-oriented ideologies
        • (list of religions can go here)
      • science: a particular ideology which values observation and rational analysis
      • postmodernism: a quasi-ideology which asserts that reality is a social construct

...or should it be:

  • worldviews: different styles of thinking about reality
    • empirical: worldviews primarily valuing observation and analysis
      • science: a worldview which values observation and rational analysis
      • postmodernism: a worldview which asserts that reality is a social construct
    • mystical: worldviews primarily valuing reflection and intuition
      • religion: any of a large number of mystically-oriented ideologies
        • (list of religions can go here)

...or does "postmodernism" belong under mystical, since most of the "analysis" is more intuitive than logical? Perhaps this is really a multi-dimensional spectrum, as in quantifying political ideologies.

...and how does "philosophy" (as in "3 a : a system of philosophical concepts b : a theory underlying or regarding a sphere of activity or thought