what is difference between hypostatisation and reification
First attested around 1846; a macaronic calque of German Verdinglichung, using -ification (“making”) for ver- + -lich + -ung, and Latin res (“thing”) for Ding (“thing”)
- enPR: rāəfəkāshən, IPA(key): /ˌɹeɪəfəˈkeɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
reification (countable and uncountable, plural reifications)
- The consideration of an abstract thing as if it were concrete, or of an inanimate object as if it were living.
- The consideration of a human being as an impersonal object.
- (programming) Process that makes a computable/addressable object out of a non-computable/addressable one.
- (linguistics) The transformation of a natural-language statement into a form in which its actions and events are quantifiable variables.
- pathetic fallacy