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Ontological Aspects of Atmosphere

Kostina Olga Victorovna, Saratov State Law Academy

The article is devoted to the consideration of the ontological status of the atmosphere, conditions and qualities that contribute to the formation of atmospheric effects. The semantic line of the text is a spatial dimension of the atmosphere, which is connected, first of all, with the unique spaces of art, set by the sensual modalities of being as presence and event. It is important to emphasize that the basic layer of these experiences marks the richness of life contact with the world. Mood as a condition of entrance to the event is the condition of the atmosphere at the same time. The atmosphere is not universal, it is unique, – comparable to the genius of the place (genius loci), that Benjamin referred to as the aura of a work of art.


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