Ideology vs Values - What's the difference?

ideology | values |


As a noun ideology

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

As a verb values is

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ideology

Noun

(ideologies)
  • Doctrine, philosophy, body of beliefs or principles belonging to an individual or group.
  • * '>citation
  • The study of the origin and nature of ideas.
  • Usage notes

    Original meaning “study of ideas” (following the etymology), today primarily used to mean “doctrine”. For example “communist ideology” generally refers to “communist doctrine”; study of communist ideas instead being “communist philosophy”, or more clearly “philosophy of communism”; only rarely “ideology of communism”.

    values

    English

    Noun

    (head)
  • English plurals
  • a collection of guiding principles; what one deems to be correct and desirable in life, especially regarding personal conduct.
  • Synonyms

    * (a bunch of guiding principles) ethic