%A Alexandra Dobra %J E-Logos Electronic Journal for Philosophy %T What does Marx mean by the ?fetishism of commodities?? %X The present paper aims to analyse Marx?s concept of ?fetishism of commodities? by explaining the mechanism of a social genesis of determined illusions, arising in the sphere of production and circulation of commodities. It highlights the existence of an auto-sustained autarkic system of 4 variables ? reification, objectification, duplicity and habit - sustaining and leading to the fetishism of commodities. %N 7 %K Marx, Fetishism; Commodities; Social Relations; Reification; Duplication. %P 1-9 %V 10 %D 2010 %I University of Economics Prague %L cogprints7127