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Wozu braucht man eine Weltanschauung?

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DOI: 10.28937/9783787342570_3
EUR 16.90

World views are in the first instance conceptual structures that offer agents an identity, however, they are subject to a continual pressure to become total systems with, purportedly, a place for everything. Historically it has been difficult to give up the search for the identity given by a totalising system, despite the fact that we see through all the systems in fact on offer. Probably, at this moment in time at least, we need to learn to tolerate the tension between our ›need‹ for an identity and our cognitive ability to recognise the illusions on which any such identity rests.