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Philosophy, ideology and civil society

Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies

Philosophy, ideology and civil society

selected papers from the 11th Annual Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies (ISAPS)

by Conference of the International Society for African Philosophy and Studies

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Published by Living Flames Resources in Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • African Philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • Congresses,
  • Political science

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by J. Obi Oguejifor
    ContributionsOguejiofor, J. Obi (Josephat Obi), International Society for African Philosophy and Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT30.5 .P65 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 387 p. ;
    Number of Pages387
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25289034M
    ISBN 109783742120
    LC Control Number2011478544
    OCLC/WorldCa664141168

    Political consciousness is not reduced to ideology and mentality, although it acts as a form, kind or phenomenon of social consciousness. The state, in fact, is understood as civil society, the core of which is the third estate, ie. practically the whole nation. It is institutionalized in the form of a national assembly, which represents and. Ideology: A Very Brief Introduction is an examination of the major theories of ideology and the ways they have enriched our comprehension of ideology. Ideology is one of the most controversial terms in the political vocabulary. It creates both revulsion and inspiration. This VSI examines the reasons for this reaction and explains why ideologies deserve respect as a major form of political.

    He was among the first in the English-speaking world to make use of the terms civilization, civil society and political science. Show more Craig Smith explores Ferguson's thought, and examines his attempt to develop a genuine moral science and its place in providing a secure basis for the virtuous education of the new elite of Hanoverian Britain.   Philosophy and ideology are supposed to be polar opposites. The first is vigorous intellectual inquiry into problems not fit to be answered by scientific investigation; the second is a hardened conviction that a particular political or economic system ought to steer society.

    A new book on King’s political philosophy — To There’s going to need to be an active public sphere and civil society organized around preventing systematic There is a politics to a poor person without an explicitly formed political ideology looting and defying the state in doing so — but there’s a big difference between. John Locke, English philosopher whose works lie at the foundation of modern philosophical empiricism and political liberalism. He was an inspirer of both the European Enlightenment and the Constitution of the United States. Learn more about Locke’s life and career.


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Books | Three-Way Ties: Civil Society, State Ideology, and Geopolitics but it is also rooted in the philosophy of Michel Foucault and this for some readers will make the book overly.

Book Description The state and civil society were first distinguished by Hegel as two stages in the dialectical development from the family to the nation. The distinction has remained perhaps the most vital of Hegel's discoveries in political by:   Ideology and the State is a good summary of the main points of his thinking.

“Reply to John Lewis.” This essay was originally published in through in Marxism Today, a periodical. It is a polemical work. John Lewis is not the Civil Rights leader but a British Unitarian minister and Marxist by: Civil Society and Ideology: A Matter of Freedom.

Evert Van der Zweerde - - Studies in East European Thought 48 (2/4) -   'For more than thirty years, celebration of 'civil society' (as the apparent champion of freedom, pluralism, inclusion, democracy, human rights, etc.) has served as one of the most fruitful mechanisms of neo-liberal ideology, and it has masked the consolidation of new forms of oligarchic power across Latin America and the world as a whole.

Ideology is a ubiquitous, continuously innovating dimension of human experience, but its character and impact are notoriously difficult to pinpoint within political and social life. Political Ideology in Parties, Policy, and Civil Society demonstrates that the reach and significance of political ideology is most effectively understood by.

erasure of the state-civil society distinction to have one's position desig-nated "antipolitical." Political philosophies, I want to claim, are distinguished by their differ-ent accounts of the dialogue essential to politics.

Being philosophies, they are obviously going to be. Marx's ideas about ideology. The central argument of the thesis is that Marx's theory of ideology is constituted by two concepts of ideology, the early concept, sketched in the German Ideology, according to which ideologies are the ruling ideas of a society corresponding to the economic.

But he has played his part is creating and furthering an ideology of race war, which has now served to inspire a man to commit murder. Ideologies of race, class, and sex damage the political process and civil society.

Ideology short-circuits any attempt at the compromises that are part of living together in society. In his book The Age of Fallibility, Soros attributed Bush’s re-election to the fact that the US was “a ‘feel-good’ society unwilling to face unpleasant reality”.

In book: International Encyclopedia of Civil Society, pp Philosophy, 8(4): when the state is too strong and tries to dominate subaltern groups by ideology or force, civil. The state and civil society were first distinguished by Hegel in The Philosophy of Right as two stages in the dialectical development from the family to the nation.

The distinction has remained perhaps the most vital of Hegel's discoveries in political philosophy, though its importance is not confined to the interpretation of Hegel's own : Z.

Pelczynski. In this first serious work on the theory of civil society to appear in many years, Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato contend that the concept of civil society articulates a contested terrain in the West that could become the primary locus for the expansion of democracy and rights.

In this major contribution to contemporary political theory, Jean Cohen and Andrew Arato argue that the concept of civil. Justin Gomer is the author of White Balance: How Hollywood Shaped Colorblind Ideology and Undermined Civil Rights, published by the University of North Carolina Press in White Balance explores the connection between politics and film from the s to the s.

This article sets out to idealize the liberal understanding of a ‘civil society’ after the fashion exploited by the philosophical idealist Michael Oakeshott in his account of the conservative features of what he understood to be a ‘civil association’.1 As a tradition of ideological writing liberalism has no more than the thematic continuity of an evolving doctrine that is subject to.

Srinivasan, Amia () Philosophy and Ideology. THEORIA. An International Journal for Theory, History and Foundations of Science, 31 (3). ISSN X. complex relations of force within society.

It is present and observable; it is real. This power is mainly exerted by the dominant bourgeois class through the medium of ideology: by working on the popular mentality via the institutions of civil society and thus establishing a hegemony using the State apparatuses.

In Gramsci's conception. An ideology is a set of ideas, beliefs and attitudes, consciously or unconsciously held, which reflects or shapes understandings or misconceptions of the social and political world.

It serves to recommend, justify or endorse collective action aimed at preserving or changing political practices and institutions. With the clarity and authority of a gifted teacher, he discusses the ideology's perspective on civil society, the rule of law, freedom, morality, property, rights, and the role of the state.

In a time when many claim that conservatives lack a unified intellectual belief system, this book makes a very strong case to the contrary, one that. Ideology - Ideology - The philosophical context: Ideologies, in fact, are sometimes spoken of as if they belonged to the same logical category as religions.

Both are assuredly in a certain sense “total” systems, concerned at the same time with questions of truth and questions of conduct; but the differences between ideologies and religions are perhaps more important than the similarities.

The state and civil society were first distinguished by Hegel in The Philosophy of Right as two stages in the dialectical development from the family to the nation. The distinction has remained perhaps the most vital of Hegel's discoveries in political philosophy, though its importance is not confined to the interpretation of Hegel's own views.This chapter explores the relationship between sociology and ideology, drawing on the work of M.

N. Srinivas, and argues that sociology and ideology must be kept apart. It considers sociology as being inclusive of social anthropology and contends that it is an empirical science rather than a normative discipline, although opinions differ as to the relationship between value judgements and.The best books on Political Philosophy recommended by Jonathan Wolff.

British philosopher Jonathan Wolff chooses five books by thinkers who have shaped the field of political philosophy. He explores the experiences that influenced each writer, saying 'it’s very rare for philosophers to say very much about their history and what brought them to the views they have'.