counteridea

counteridea

Rare. in logic, a contrary.
See also: Ideas
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For a summary of Voegelin's understanding of Nazi race ideology as an immanentization of the Christian notion of the mystical body in the form of a "Nordic race idea" that requires an antithesis of the Jews as a demonic "counteridea," see Barry Cooper, Eric Voegelin and the Foundations of Modern Political Science (Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 1999), 2-3, 44-47.
Through the experience of other people's stories and exposure to a variety of ideas and counterideas, we are more able to recognize privilege and the existence of systematic inequality across cultures.
This agglomerate of counterideas and half-baked positions is not derived from a single source.