The concept of “Reification”
In Five page, double-spaced paper, research the significance of the concept by conducting a literature review.
1. Critically analyze the concept in a brief essay, which clearly examines the meaning of the concept as it has been defined and interpreted by different theorists.
Your analysis should be organized like this:
Begin with a review of the concept from the perspective of the theorist studied in this class: ex. “reification”: begin your analysis with a summary of Georg Lukacs’ view of the concept.
2. Then explore the origins (intellectual roots) of the concept:
(i.e., before Lukacs)
3. In the remainder of the paper, explore the subsequent development of the concept:
(i.e., after Lukacs)