A system of ideas and ideals, esp. one that forms the basis of economic or political theory and policy
the ideology of republicanism
The ideas and manner of thinking characteristic of a group, social class, or individual
a critique of bourgeois ideology
Visionary speculation, esp. of an unrealistic or idealistic nature
The science of ideas; the study of their origin and nature
political orientation: an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation
imaginary or visionary theorization
(ideologically) with respect to ideology; "ideologically, we do not see eye to eye"
(ideologist) an advocate of some ideology
An ideology is a set of ideas that constitutes one's goals, expectations, and actions. An ideology can be thought of as a comprehensive vision, as a way of looking at things (compare worldview), as in common sense (see Ideology in everyday society below) and several philosophical tendencies (see ...
Doctrine, philosophy, body of beliefs or principles belonging to an individual or group; The study of the origin and nature of ideas
(ideological) Of or pertaining to an ideology; Based on an ideology or misleading studies or statistics, especially based on the media or propaganda. Not based on scientific evidence or reality
(Ideologies) The body of ideas reflecting the social needs and aspirations of an individual, group, class, or culture.
(Ideologies) codes that reinforce or are congruent with structures of power. Ideology works largely by creating forms of "common sense," of the taken-for-granted in everyday life.
A complex term, but in (very) short, ideology refers to a belief system or world-view; a coherent structure of thinking which obscures incongruous elements in order to uphold a particular social order.
"Ideology" means to favor one point of view above all others and to adhere to this point of view. The ideologue sees the world from a single point of view, can thus "explain" it and attempt to "change" it. ...
Combined doctrines, assertions, and intentions of a social or political group that justify its behavior.
a set of ideas which present only a partial view of reality.
refers to the values and attitudes we all share towards such things as ourselves, others and institutions. Ideologies are general or cultural ways of thinking that form the foundation of the many important 'belief systems' that are adhered to by groups or whole societies. ...
The integrated body of beliefs and thinking of a society, group, or individual; belief system. Ideology can serve to explain and/or change how things are. Some political ideologies are communism, conservatism, anarchism, and liberalism.
the knowledge or beliefs developed by human societies as part of their cultural adaptation.
(1) Any philosophical doctrine dealing principally with problems of society’s political and economic organization. (2) In the Marxian usage of the term, a false doctrine that precisely on account of its falsity serves the interests of the class that developed it. ...
Ideology is the conscious or unconscious beliefs, habits, and social practices of a particular society. These often seem true, correct, and universal to members of that society, when in fact they are relative and specific to the society. ...
A world view or set of comprehensive beliefs about people and the role of government.
A system of beliefs and values that explains society and prescribes the role of government.
n. ideas that form the basis of an economic or political theory or that are held by a particular group or person
Ideas which support the interests of the wealthy and powerful. May also be used in a general sense to refer to any belief system.
A way of understanding one's external surroundings.
the unifying system of beliefs, attitudes, and values expressed in the superstructure of a culture. The body of thought and ideas that guides a society and perpetuates the status quo of the bourgeoisie.
Literally the study of ideas, the collective knowledge, understandings, opinions, values, preconceptions, experiences and/or memories that informs a culture and its individual people. ...