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



Whoa....that is an interesting trajectory!
Hasta,
Cathrene

Dr. Cathrene Connery
Associate Professor of Education
Ithaca College 
Department of Education
194B Phillips Hall Annex
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, New York 14850
Cconnery@ithaca.edu

On Jun 5, 2015, at 10:36 AM, "Robert Lake" <boblake@georgiasouthern.edu> wrote:

> 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
>> Phone: (912) 478-0355
>> Fax: (912) 478-5382
>> Statesboro, GA  30460
>> *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).