By Janice Richardson
Situating privateness in the context of political philosophy, this publication highlights the way struggles in regards to the that means of privateness have constantly been political. diversified conceptions of privateness are the following proven to contain various assumptions approximately ontology: our conceptions of self, tradition, society and communique. privateness theory’s debt to Locke, Kant or Mill, and what's at stake of their conceptual frameworks, is tested. the level to which the time period "privacy" has been used to the detriment of - and to create - weaker events in marriage, within the office and now as voters (or non-citizens) and shoppers, in addition to staff, is additionally verified. against this, Janice Richardson pursues the relevance of Floridi’s philosophy of knowledge, sooner than turning to her software of Spinoza, the thinker of verbal exchange, with a view to define a extra precious framework by which to consider privateness at the present time. The booklet might be of curiosity to these operating in political philosophy, feminist philosophy, legislations, the philosophy of knowledge, sociology, media, and cultural experiences.
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