On Atmospheres: interview with Tonino Griffero, director of the book series Atmospheric Spaces

  What is the main focus of the series Atmospheric Spaces? The book series Atmospheric Spaces aims to provide an updated overview of the phenomenological and aesthetic concept of “atmosphere” – which has nothing to do with a meteorological or an earth-scientific idea of it. Rather, it collects essays that share a new perspective on the emotions, which are understood as affective entities spread out in the spaces we inhabit, and which have a great impact on our everyday life. The second main goal of the series is to enhance... Read more →

Philosophical News

Philosophical News Official Journal of the ESMP The official publication of the ESMP is the international journal of philosophy Philosophical News, starting with the new series in Autumn 2016 for MIM International. The journal aims to promote research and reflection, with particular attention to contemporary philosophical debate, from different cultural perspectives. Over the years many scholars collaborated to this publication, enriching research in the philosophical panorama. These authors have included Martha Nussbaum, Roger Scruton, Rémi Brague, John Milbank, Stanley Houerwas, Stanislaw Grygiel, Linda Zagzebski, Giovanni Reale, Enrico Berti, Angelo Scola, John H. McDowell,... Read more →


A new book by Alan O’Leary for Mimesis International   Commissioned by Algerians and made by Italians with dialogue in Arabic and French, The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo, 1966) is a classic of political cinema influential on art-house and popular cinema alike. The film’s complex consideration of the efficacy of torture and terrorism means it is a key text for thinking about the ethics of conflict, and it is studied not only by scholars of cinema but also by political scientists and historians, not to mention the military and... Read more →

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