The Doxic Status of Atmospheres

In the so-called new phenomenology, the concept of atmosphere has gained prominence as a way to understand existential experiences of spatiality or the intersection be­tween self and world. In this essay, I wish to engage with Mats Rosengren’s doxological theory of knowledge to inquire about what it would mean to have knowledge of these atmospheres. I will also ask whether doxology undertheorizes the passivity of the subject affected by an atmosphere as well as the ‘quasi-objective’ status of the atmosphere Läs mer…