In line with Marx and Engel's later works after the Communist Manifesto arguing for a dialectical and nuanced understanding of the course of history not a simple economically reductive one, Gramsci proposed that dominant ideas
are translated, negotiated and mediated into socio-cultural conditions of existence.
when the attention of man or animal is deeply engrossed or absorbed by a given idea associated with movement, a current of nervous force is sent into the muscles which produces a corresponding motion, not only without any conscious effort of volition, but even in opposition to volition, in many instances; and hence they seem to be irresistibly drawn, or spellbound, according to the purport of the dominant idea
or impression in the mind of each at the time.
En el, como reza su titulo, se aborda la dominant idea
que es como veremos un modelo exacto de la USP.
It established a dominant idea
- that higher pay was better than welfare - with which few would disagree.
Throughout most of the twentieth century, "the dominant idea
about whales was that they were strange and interesting, but they were first food and energy for humans" (p.
At the end of imperial rule, the dominant idea
in the Arab world was a unifying Arab nationalism.
Booth's statements reflect the dominant idea
in Washington that this crisis occurred because South Sudan lacks the necessary constitutional and institutional structures allowing a democratic and transparent governance.
The dominant idea
in this poem, which recurs throughout Hemingway's work, is that "there is a certain discipline in the acceptance of experience.
The root of the problem in Muslim culture, Reilly shows, is the dominant idea
of the nature of God: the idea that God can will anything at anytime, even contradictions and injustices, such as punishing the good.
As Giovino shows, the main lines of interpretation, all biblically based to some extent, appear in this period: the Tree as representing a "tree of life"; the Tree as a straightforward, iconic depiction of a cultic object; and what became the dominant idea
, the Tree as a stylized rendering of a tree, often a date palm, and sometimes "fertilized" or "purified" by attendant genies.
Other theories have been advanced to account for the deficiencies in this dominant idea
Dimmock's study follows a connecting thread of anti-Turkish demonization through the texts, and he concludes that the textual record from the reign of Henry VIII to the end of the century "reveal[s] how profoundly ingrained the central tenets of a dominant idea
of the 'turke' in English culture remained, complicated by political and mercantile circumstance yet broadly unchanged from that cultivated by More and Tyndale in the 1520s" (195).