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[Xmca-l] Re: The Ideological Footprint of Artifacts
Another interesting word to plot. is "dialectic".
On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:28 AM, Robert Lake <email@example.com>
> Thanks for the excuse to use my N-Gram Viewer once again Michael and
> Check this out. It groups books within these years too:
> 1800 - 1949
> - 1987
> - 1991
> - 1995
> - 2000
> *Robert L.*
> On Fri, Jun 5, 2015 at 10:19 AM, Glassman, Michael <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> 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.
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>> 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
>> 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,
> 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
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> *He not busy being born is busy dying.*
> Bob Dylan (1964).
Robert Lake Ed.D.
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).