International Journal of Philosophy

Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017

  • The Improvement of Democracy Trought Transparency and Its Limits

    Daniel Innerarity

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 5, October 2017
    Pages: 44-49
    Received: 8 November 2017
    Accepted: 21 November 2017
    Published: 25 December 2017
    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 othe... Show More