tertium datur: introduction to a negative theory of media

  • Dieter Mersch Universidade de Potsdam
Keywords: media theory, philosophy of language, philosophy of communication, mediality


The objective of this article is to present general lines of a negative theory of media and its methodological approach. Every efort of a negative theory of media is based on risking the impossible to somehow extract such exhibition of its own mediatization and becoming the visible medial in itself as medial.


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Author Biography

Dieter Mersch, Universidade de Potsdam
Professor da Universidade de Potsdam, na qual possui a cátedra de Teoria dos Media desde 2004. Dieter Mersch é atualmente um dos autores alemães mais influentes no campo da Filosofia da Comunicação, com vários livros publicados, dentre eles: Was sich zeigt: Materialität, Präsenz, Ereignis (2002); Ereignis und Aura: Untersuchungen zu einer Ästhetik des Performativen (2002); Medientheorien: zur Einführung (2006); Posthermeneutik (2010).
How to Cite
Mersch, D. (2013). tertium datur: introduction to a negative theory of media. MATRIZes, 7(1), 207-222. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v7i1p207-222
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