Journals Higher Education



Published: 16 August 2022

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190925567

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Existential Media

A Media Theory of the Limit Situation

Author Amanda Lagerkvist

  • Offers an introduction to existential media studies and its key concerns
  • Revisits what it means to be human in all our diversity and in our common humanity in the digital age
  • Reframes death online research by offering a theoretical framework of existential media studies
  • Remaps media/digital culture/AI in light of existential philosophy's key themes and concepts
  • Reconceives media as an existential terrain that needs to be navigated and of media users as coexisting beings

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