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IJSSH 2023 Vol.13(3): 192-197
doi: 10.18178/ijssh.2023.V13.1143

Critique of Modernity: A World Driven by Commodity

Chen Lin

Abstract—This paper argues for Lukacs’ lasting significance in the modern world, for his critique of modernity that reveals the irrationality behind the rational notion of progress, specifically, through how human subjectivity is sacrificed in a society dominated by reason.

Index Terms—critique of modernity, the theory of reification

Chen Lin is with Asheville School, USA. E-mail: chenlin200509@gmail.com (C.L.)


Cite: Chen Lin, "Critique of Modernity: A World Driven by Commodity," International Journal of Social Science and Humanity vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 192-197, 2023.

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