The Improvement of Democracy Trought Transparency and Its Limits
International Journal of Philosophy
Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017, Pages: 44-49
Received: Nov. 8, 2017; Accepted: Nov. 21, 2017; Published: Dec. 25, 2017
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Daniel Innerarity, Ikerbasque Foundation of Science, University of Basque Country, Saint Sebastian, Spain
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Abstract
Contemporary democracies have been configured as observation societies, which is revealed by the meteoric rise of the demand for transparency. This article examines the limits of transparency and its side effects as well as the disadvantages of a purely ocular conception of democracy. It proposes balancing the obligations for transparency with other democratic values that should be afforded equal weight.
Keywords
Tranparency, Publicity, Democracy
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Daniel Innerarity, The Improvement of Democracy Trought Transparency and Its Limits, International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 5, No. 5, 2017, pp. 44-49. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20170505.11
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