Ideology is “a Haslanger (2021), 28. This conception of ideology
follows Haslanger (2017, 2018, 2021) and goes back to Althusser and the
Marxist understanding of ideology as false consciousness.
a “network of social meanings, tools, scripts, schemas, heuristics, principles, and the like”Haslanger (2017), 155
which is distorted in specific ways so that it hides aspects of the world the perception of which would question or threaten systems of Power and the social order they impose.
An encompassing ideology like Consumerism acts as a Nexus of Delusion.
An example for an ideology in action is how Geology is shaped by ideology.
- Haslanger (2017): “Culture and Critique”
- Haslanger (2018): “What is a Social Practice?”
- Haslanger (2021): “Political Epistemology and Social Critique”