Scientific article

Privacy, Private Property and Collective Property

ContributorsLever, Annabelle
Published inThe Good society, vol. 21.1, no. Rawls and Property Owning Democracy
Publication date2012

In this paper I will not discuss Rawls' views of property-owning democracy. However, by clarifying the relationship between claims to privacy and claims to property-ownership, I hope to illuminate some of the conceptual, moral and political issues raised by Rawls' ideas, and by work on the concept of a property-owning democracy, which he inspired. As we will see, privacy-based justifications of private ownership are not always unappealing, and privacy is sometimes promoted, rather than threatened, by collective ownership.

  • Privacy
  • Private property
  • Collective property
  • Equality
  • Rights
  • Propert-owning democracy
  • Rawls
  • Judith Thomson
Citation (ISO format)
LEVER, Annabelle. Privacy, Private Property and Collective Property. In: The Good society, 2012, vol. 21.1.
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Article (Accepted version)
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