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Privacy
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[German Version]

I. Ethics

The dichotomy of social and cultural reality in public and private spheres is characteristic of the modern life-world, and is the result of modern processes of change in social structure (Modernization). It is true that in the course of functional differentiation (Society: IV; V) essential ingredients of life, for instance work and vocation, are withdrawn from the private sector and transferred to the public one, but at the same…

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Wallmann, Johannes and Kumlehn, Martin, “Privacy”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024474>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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