• Poststrukturalistische und Philosophische Anthropologien der Differenz
    Internationales Jahrbuch für Philosophische Anthropologie 3 (1). 2012.
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    In the Sociology of Emotion and Affect Studies, affects are usually regarded as an aspect of human beings alone, or of impersonal or collective atmospheres. However, feelings and emotions are only specific cases of affectivity that require subjective inner selves, while the concept of ‘atmospheres’ fails to explain the singularity of each individual case. This article develops a theory of social affect that does not reduce affect to either personal feelings or collective emotions. First, I use a…Read more