For english readers it is now available, edited for SUNYPress, the english edition of Quasi things by Tonino Griffero, full Professor of Aesthetics at the University of Rome Tor Vergata, translated by Sarah De Sanctis. The author spent several years studying the problem of Atmospheres, quasi things that do not exist fully in the traditional sense as substances or events, even if they powerfully act on us and on our states of mind.
An index of the volume is available here, and we would like to report some of the most meaningful comments to this important work.
« The task of modern phenomenology is to dissolve, with the help of corrections and additions, the contrasts solidified in the bath of involuntary vital experience, thus opening up new horizons of questioning and understanding. Tonino Griffero accomplishes this task by carefully ploughing the field of quasi-things, which I inaugurated. The latter exist…
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