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[Xmca-l] Re: The Ideological Footprint of Artifacts



Another interesting word to plot. is "dialectic".

https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=dialectic&year_start=1800&year_end=2008&corpus=0&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cdialectic%3B%2Cc0

On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Robert Lake <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu>
wrote:

> Thanks for the excuse to use my N-Gram Viewer once again Michael and
> everyone.
> Check this out. It groups books within these years too:
> 1800 - 1949
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1,cdr:1,cd_min:1800,cd_max:1949&lr=lang_en>1950
> - 1987
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1,cdr:1,cd_min:1950,cd_max:1987&lr=lang_en>1988
> - 1991
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1,cdr:1,cd_min:1988,cd_max:1991&lr=lang_en>1992
> - 1995
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1,cdr:1,cd_min:1992,cd_max:1995&lr=lang_en>1996
> - 2000
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1,cdr:1,cd_min:1996,cd_max:2000&lr=lang_en>
> ideology
> <http://www.google.com/search?q=%22ideology%22&tbs=bks:1&lr=lang_en>
>
> https://books.google.com/ngrams/graph?content=+ideology&year_start=1800&year_end=2000&corpus=15&smoothing=3&share=&direct_url=t1%3B%2Cideology%3B%2Cc0#t1%3B%2Cideology%3B%2Cc0
>
> *Robert L.*
>
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:19 AM, Glassman, Michael <glassman.13@osu.edu>
> wrote:
>
>> I don't know if this helps but in researching this term a few years ago
>> with a student we found the term emerged right after the French
>> revolution.  Instead of basing a social system on the activities of the
>> populace and building up from these there was a movement to base the
>> political system on a set of ideals.  This was disparaged I guess by a
>> number of the more intense revolutionaries and they began to call this
>> group of idealists ideologues - leading to the idea of basing your vision
>> of government (or expanded to almost anything) in a set of abstract
>> ideals.  I believe it was Marx who remarked that these French ideologues
>> were walking on their heads - the goal of Marxists was to flip them back
>> over so they are walking on their feet again (I believe this is what people
>> often confuse as Marx flipping Hegel on his head - I have never been able
>> to find a quote that backs that up.  If anybody does know of it please let
>> me know).
>>
>> Interestingly side note is that Thomas Jefferson was in France at the
>> time and brought back the idea of ideology to the United States wanting to
>> develop a system based on ideology and not practice.  The French eventually
>> flipped over a few times, but in the United States we have been mired in
>> ideology since Jefferson's return.
>>
>> Michael
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: xmca-l-bounces+mglassman=ehe.ohio-state.edu@mailman.ucsd.edu
>> [mailto:xmca-l-bounces+mglassman=ehe.ohio-state.edu@mailman.ucsd.edu] On
>> Behalf Of Lubomir Savov Popov
>> Sent: Friday, June 05, 2015 10:03 AM
>> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
>> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: The Ideological Footprint of Artifacts
>>
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> A core definition of ideology in the political sense should highlight
>> that it is a system for defending the social position/status that
>> individuals and groups acquire in the economic process. All the rest is
>> derivative. In that light, politics is also an instrument for defending or
>> obtaining a desired position in the socio-economic process.
>>
>> In the professions, the word/term ideology is often used to denote a
>> system of general believes and principles that drive professional decision
>> making.
>>
>> Political ideologies affect design decision making and in that way affect
>> the organization of artifact functions and morphology. And of course,
>> professional ideologies drive this process overtly.
>>
>> Best wishes,
>>
>> Lubomir
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Robert Lake  Ed.D.
> Associate Professor
> Social Foundations of Education
> Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
> Georgia Southern University
> Secretary/Treasurer-AERA- Paulo Freire Special Interest Group
> P. O. Box 8144
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> *He not busy being born is busy dying.*
> Bob Dylan (1964).
>
>
>


-- 
Robert Lake  Ed.D.
Associate Professor
Social Foundations of Education
Dept. of Curriculum, Foundations, and Reading
Georgia Southern University
Secretary/Treasurer-AERA- Paulo Freire Special Interest Group
P. O. Box 8144
Phone: (912) 478-0355
Fax: (912) 478-5382
Statesboro, GA  30460
*He not busy being born is busy dying.*
Bob Dylan (1964).