The Political meaning of friendship: thinking friendship as a way to collectivity

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2018
Hafızoğlu, Günce
This study aims at rethinking the political meaning of friendship and interrogating the possibility of considering friendship as a way to collectivity. For this purpose, Rancièrian conceptualization of politics as an aesthetic matter and as a presupposition of equality is examined. It is suggested that Rancièrian theoretical framework provides insights for considering friendship as a community of equals and thus as a way to collectivity by bearing the original paradox of politics within itself.

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G. Hafızoğlu, “The Political meaning of friendship: thinking friendship as a way to collectivity,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2018.