chapter  10
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The challenge of relativism, ideology and the state

As if this was not already difficult enough there is a third powerful layer of consideration to weave into the challenge. This is the concept of ideology, with its attendant problems of whether ideologies are consciously or unconsciously manifested; whether ideologies can be recognized as such and resisted; and how ideologies arise, are maintained and how they might be distinguished, if at all, from knowledge.