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Dogma vs. Ideology

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Dogmanoun

An authoritative principle, belief or statement of opinion, especially one considered to be absolutely true and indisputable, regardless of evidence or without evidence to support it.

Ideologynoun

Doctrine, philosophy, body of beliefs or principles belonging to an individual or group.

‘A dictatorship, in order to secure its reign, bans things that do not conform to its ideology.’;

Dogmanoun

A doctrine (or set of doctrines) relating to matters such as morality and faith, set forth authoritatively by a religious organization or leader.

‘In the Catholic Church, new dogmas can only be declared by the pope after the extremely rare procedure ex cathedra to make them part of the official faith.’;

Ideologynoun

(uncountable) The study of the origin and nature of ideas.

Dogmanoun

That which is held as an opinion; a tenet; a doctrine.

‘The obscure and loose dogmas of early antiquity.’;

Ideologynoun

The science of ideas.

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Dogmanoun

A formally stated and authoritatively settled doctrine; a definite, established, and authoritative tenet.

Ideologynoun

A theory of the origin of ideas which derives them exclusively from sensation.

Dogmanoun

A doctrinal notion asserted without regard to evidence or truth; an arbitrary dictum.

Ideologynoun

A set or system of theories and beliefs held by an individual or group, especially about sociopolitical goals and methods to attain them; in common usage, ideology is such a set of beliefs so strongly held by their adherents as to cause them to ignore evidence against such beliefs, and thus fall into error - in this sense it is viewed as a negative trait; contrasted to pragmatism, and distinct from idealism.

Dogmanoun

a religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof

Ideologynoun

an orientation that characterizes the thinking of a group or nation

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Dogmanoun

a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative;

‘he believed all the Marxist dogma’;

Ideologynoun

imaginary or visionary theorization

Dogma

Dogma in the broad sense is any belief held with undefended certainty. It may be in the form of an official system of principles or doctrines of a religion, such as Roman Catholicism, Judaism, or Protestantism, or atheism, as well as the positions of a philosopher or of a philosophical school such as Stoicism.

Ideology

An ideology (/ˌʌɪdɪˈɒlədʒi/) is a set of beliefs or philosophies attributed to a person or group of persons, especially as held for reasons that are not purely epistemic, in which Formerly applied primarily to economic, political, or religious theories and policies, in a tradition going back to Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, more recent use treats the term as mainly condemnatory.The term was coined by Antoine Destutt de Tracy, a French Enlightenment aristocrat and philosopher, who conceived it in 1796 as the to develop a rational system of ideas to oppose the irrational impulses of the mob. In political science, the term is used in a descriptive sense to refer to political belief systems.

‘practical elements are as prominent as theoretical ones.’; ‘science of ideas’;

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