Digital whoness : identity, privacy and freedom in the cyberworld
- Rafael Capurro, Michael Eldred, Daniel Nagel.
- Frankfurt : Ontos Verlag, ©2013.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (310 pages)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- 0. Introduction
- 1. Phenomenology of whoness : identity, privacy, trust, and freedom
- 2. Digital ontology
- 3. Digital whoness in connection with privacy, publicness, and freedom
- 4. Intercultural aspects of digitally mediated whoness, privacy, and freedom
- 5. Cyberworld, privacy, and the EU
- 6. Brave new cyberworld.
The first aim is to provide well-articulated concepts by thinking through elementary phenomena of today's world, focusing on privacy and the digital, to clarify who we are in the cyberworld - hence a phenomenology of digital whoness. The second aim is to engage critically, hermeneutically with older and current literature on privacy, including in today's emerging cyberworld. Phenomenological results include concepts of i) self-identity through interplay with the world, ii) personal privacy in contradistinction to the privacy of private property, iii) the cyberworld as an artificial, digital dimension in order to discuss iv) what freedom in the cyberworld can mean, whilst not neglecting v) intercultural aspects and vi) the EU context.
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- Publication date
- 9783110320428 (electronic bk.)
- 3110320428 (electronic bk.)