Philosophical-Anthropological Concepts of Subject and Subjectivity as a Genesis of Women’s Emancipation

Authors

  • Naira HAMBARDZUMYAN Institute of Literature after Manuk Abeghian, NAS RA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2792-8891
  • Siranush PARSADANYAN Institute of Literature after Manuk Abeghian, NAS RA

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24234/wisdom.v24i4.953

Keywords:

philosophy, subject, self-consciousness, man-woman relationships, genesis of emancipation

Abstract

The study examine the problems existing in the Ottoman Empire of the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, which are related to the philosophical-antropological categories of subject and subjectivity in male-female relationships, the identification of female-male identities, to the internal domains of their coverage, as well as the possibilities of women’s emancipation and realization of their rights in a patriarchal society.

The philosophical concepts of woman-subject and subjectivity were studied based on the philosophical-anthropological-feminist contexts of the works of Western Armenian female authors who were engaged in literary activities in the second half of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century, as well as the contexts of socio-cultural and conceptual transformations of women’s emancipation.

Their manifestations and changes in society are viewed as the genesis of women’s emancipation. This is an interdisciplinary study, so the material has been analyzed in the context of mutual connections and relationships between Philosophy, Literary Studies and Anthropology. The research is unprecedented since analysis of this kind has been attempted for the first time. It is also important and up-to-date in terms of analyses of women’s issues in the scope of Armenological Studies.

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2022-12-25

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HAMBARDZUMYAN, N., & PARSADANYAN, S. (2022). Philosophical-Anthropological Concepts of Subject and Subjectivity as a Genesis of Women’s Emancipation. WISDOM, 24(4), 56–63. https://doi.org/10.24234/wisdom.v24i4.953

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