Tag Archives: Friendship

Friendship as a Condition for Thought: Blanchot, Deleuze and the Discourse of Philosophy

FriendshipEven the closest friends are radically separated by a distance between them. This distance creates an interval which is like an empty space or a no man’s land; it is the space where friendship takes place.

Friendship is the movement that creates meaning in the empty space between friends. According to Blanchot, friendship is a Continue reading

Toward a Phenomenology of Friendship

FriendshipFriendship is perhaps one of the most advanced human relationships. Being something uniquely and naturally human, it is fundamental for the moral life and essential for the Christian life.

Jean-Luc Marion’s phenomenology of givenness paves the way for an interesting investigation into this most necessary of relationships. Continue reading