<philosophical terminology> improperly treating something as if it were an object. In the political thought of Lukacs and other Marxists, reification often involves trying to turn human beings into marketable commodities. The philosophical reification of abstract concepts is commonly called hypostasization. Recommended Reading: Joseph Gabel, False Consciousness: An Essay on Reification (Harpercollins, 1985) and Bryan D. Palmer, Descent into Discourse: The Reification of Language and the Writing of Social History (Temple, 1990).
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