Phil/Psych 447 Phil 673

Seminar in Cognitive Science: Cognition and Social Change

Week 7: Ideology


  1. How can the 3-analysis of ideology be improved? What else does ideology explain?
  2. How well do value maps capture the differences between right-wing and left-wing ideologies?
  3. How do ideologies change?
  4. Why do some people support the Islamic State?
  5. How emotionally coherent is the ideology of the Islamic State?
  6. What roles do images play in an ideology?
  7. How does communication contribute to spread of the Islamic State?
  8. Are multimodal value maps useful?
  9. Why do ideologies decline?
  10. Can politics do without ideology?


Phil/Psych 447

Paul Thagard

Computational Epistemology Laboratory.

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