David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
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Ethics and Information Technology 7 (1):27-36 (2005)
This paper deals with intercultural aspects of privacy, particularly with regard to important differences between Japanese and the Western views. This paper is based on our discussions with Rafael Capurro – a dialogue now represented by two separate but closely interrelated articles. The companion paper is broadly focused on the cultural and historical backgrounds of the concepts of privacy and individualism in “Western” worlds; our main theme focuses on different concepts of privacy in Japan and their sources in related aspects of Japanese culture. The interrelationship between our two papers is apparent in our taking up identical or similar topics in each paper. Reading our two papers in conjunction with each other will bring about deeper and broader insights into the diverse values and worldviews of Japan and Western cultures that underlie concepts of privacy that at a surface level appear to be similar.
|Keywords||autonomy culture denial of subjectivity Ikai Japan Musi Privacy Seken self Shakai|
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Rafael Capurro (2008). Intercultural Information Ethics. In Elizabeth A. Buchanan (ed.), Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics. Mcfarland & Co.. 10.
Kiyoshi Murata & Yohko Orito (2008). Rethinking the Concept of the Right to Information Privacy: A Japanese Perspective. Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society 6 (3):233-245.
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