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Word Example of - ideology

    Example Sentences for ideology

    The Fascist ideology cannot therefore look back to the Middle Ages, of which it is a complete negation.

    It is a philosophy, an ideology, a way of life, a mentality and a personality.

    To Liebknecht all that Carlyle has said about heroes is contrary to ideology and inversion of the truth.

    In an age when money is the only ideology – they did not adhere to the party line.

    The world of fact in the Confucian ideology does not correspond with the beliefs accepted as fact by the dominant West.

    The role of ideology in modern government has suffered curious neglect among students of politics for a considerable time.

    The ideology of the various groups and parties had hardly changed.

    The ideology called Confucian is not identical with Confucianism as the philosophic system proper.

    American labor started with the "ideology" of the Declaration of Independence in 1776.

    What they won, they won themselves; and they learned something for which the Confucian ideology had no place.

Word Origin & History of - ideology

    Word Origin & History

    ideology 1796, "science of ideas," originally "philosophy of the mind which derives knowledge from the senses" (as opposed to metaphysics), from Fr. idéologie "study or science of ideas," coined by Fr. philosopher Destutt de Tracy (1754-1836) from idéo- "of ideas," from Gk. idea (see idea) + -logy. Meaning "systematic set of ideas, doctrines" first recorded 1909. Ideologue first recorded 1815, in ref. to the Fr. Revolutionaries."Ideology ... is usually taken to mean, a prescriptive doctrine that is not supported by rational argument." [D.D. Raphael, "Problems of Political Philosophy,"

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