Worldview

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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

Query: 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 m-w.com) fit in with this scheme?

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