CHAPTER FOUR: COMPLEXITY AND IDEOLOGY

"Finding the real identity beneath the apparent contradiction and differentiation, and finding the substantial diversity beneath the apparent identity, is the most delicate, misunderstood and yet essential endowment of the critic of ideas and the historian."

- Antonio Gramsci


1. Television's Myopia and the Problem of Complexity

2. Political Dimensions of Complexity

3. Analytic Complexity and the Geography of the Mind

4. Polarized Thinking and the Agony of Ambiguity

5. Summary: The Forms and Uses of Complexity

6. The Political Spectrum: Formal and Synthetic Visions

7. The Three Equalities

8. The Politics of Causality

9. Contestability and the Uses of Agnosticism