Symposia: 221/130 - Worldviews. What are they? What do we know about them? Why do they matter?

Thursday 6 July
11.10 - 12.50 h.
Seminar
This symposium introduces the concept and latest empirical research on worldviews, and applies them to pressing social issues. It features philosophical insights and empirical studies, new worldview models and critical extensions of existing models, and proposes an integrated theoretical framework.

 

Chair
Paul Bain
School of Psychology and Counselling. Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Brisbane. Australia.

 

221/13001 Beliefs about the world and social change: An overview and extension of worldview models

(1) Bain, Paul

(1) School of Psychology, , Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Brisbane, Australia

221/13002 The predictive power of the sub-dimensions of social dominance orientation in explaining environmental apathy

(1) Milfont, Taciano L.; (2) Stanley, Samantha K.; (3) Wilson, Marc S.; (4) Sibley, Chris G.

(1) School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; (2) School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; (3) School of Psychology, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand; (4) School of Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand

221/13003 “The therapeutic worldview” and its discontents: Only a new worldview can save us now?

(1) Madsen, Ole Jacob

(1) Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway