Karl Marx's Definition Of Ideology

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There is an important differentiation between the meaning of the terms philosophy and ideology. The meaning of ideology is commonly argued about, there are a lot of different definitions for the word. The term was most likely created first by the French philosopher, Count Antoine Louis Claude Destutt de Tracy (1754-1836), used the term in the 1700s to explain the definition of the “science of ideas”. Karl Marx and Friendrich Engels established a second theory in The German Ideology. They didn’t agree with de Tracy’s meaning and rather said that ideology is more than a fabrication used by a group of individuals to explain themselves. Ideologies is completely subjective, it was used to explain the governing class of the social order. To complete the definition of Marx and Engels, ideology will always mirror the interest of the governing class and were grounded on inappropriate understandings of the nature of politics. Karl Mannheim (1893-1947) approved Marx’s definition of ideology, he analysis it from a historical viewpoint. Mannheim (2013) “ideology cannot be understood if the historical connection isn’t pure and clear”. Ideologies are a present-day marvel, identified with…show more content…
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