Ideology: An Introduction

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Verso, 1991 - Philosophy - 242 pages
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Unravels the many different definitions of ideology, explores the history of the concept from the Enlightenment to postmodernism, and interprets the works of major philosophers

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A tour of Western ideas of ideology . . . both as purpose-giving mental framework and ideology as false consciousness. Wise enough to see that these two facets can be distinguishable--some beliefs are ... Read full review

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In an age marked by sharp ideological conflict, many postmodernists have declared ideology dead. To explore this paradox, Marxist critic Eagleton analyzes the slippery and often contradictory ... Read full review

Contents

Wliat Is Ideology?
1
Ideological Strategies
33
From the Enlightenment to
63
Copyright

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Terry Eagleton is Professor of Cultural Theory and John Rylands Fellow, University of Manchester. His other books include Ideology; The Function of Criticism; Heathcliff and the Great Hunger; Against the Grain; Walter Benjamin; and Criticism and Ideology, all from Verso.

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