Public domain and democracy in the digital age

  • Patricia Mindus Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University
  • Nils Säfström Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University
Keywords: Public domain, democracy, digital technologies, information, rights

Abstract

This special issue of Etikk i praksis - Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics deals with the largely underexplored connections between public domain and democracy in the digital age and features articles highlighting various aspects of this broader theme.

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Author Biographies

Patricia Mindus, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

Patricia Mindus is Associate Professor of Practical Philosophy and Research Associate at Legal Informatics Institute in Stockholm. Her research interests include inter alios democratic theory and Internet governance. 

Nils Säfström, Department of Philosophy, Uppsala University

Nils Säfström is a PhD candidate in Practical Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University. He works on issues in ethics and political theory and specializes in metaethics. In his dissertation project, he looks at different attempts to reduce all normative notions to a single, fundamental one. 

Published
2016-05-09
How to Cite
Mindus, P., & Säfström, N. (2016). Public domain and democracy in the digital age. Etikk I Praksis - Nordic Journal of Applied Ethics, 10(1), 1-4. https://doi.org/10.5324/eip.v10i1.1992
Section
Leder - Introduction