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IDEA5240M
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Professional Issues 2: Privacy and Confidentiality, 2017/18, Semester 2
Kevin Macnish
k.n.j.macnish@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Unit 4.1 - Understanding Privacy

Required Reading

Wittgenstein, L. (1958). Extract from Philosophical Investigations, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Blackwell: 31-32 (especially the sections numbered 66 and 67). Available as an Online Course Reading

Parent, W.A. (1983). Privacy, Morality and the Law. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 12(4): 269-288.

Inness, J. (1992). Privacy, intimacy, and isolation, Chapter 4. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading.

Further Reading

Glock, H-J. (1996). A Wittgenstein dictionary. Oxford: Blackwell: 120-124. Available as an Online Course Reading

Solove, D.J. (2010). Understanding privacy, Chapter 3. Harvard University Press .

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Unit 4.2 - Understanding Confidentiality

Required Reading

Bok, S. (1983). The Limits of Confidentiality. The Hastings Center Report, 13(1): 24-31.

Kennedy, I. (1994). Between Ourselves. Journal of Medical Ethics 20(2): 69-70.

Armstrong, M.B. (1998). Confidentiality, General Issues of. in Chadwick, R. (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Applied Ethics Volume 1. Academic Press, California: 579-582. Available as an Online Course Reading

Further Reading

Black, D. (1994). Absolute Confidentiality? In Gillon, R. (ed.) Principles of health care ethics. London: Wiley.

Warwick, S. (1989). A Vote for No Confidence. Journal of medical ethics 15(4): 183-185.

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Unit 4.3 - The Value of Privacy

Required Reading

Solove, D. (2009). The Value of Privacy’, Understanding privacy, Chapter 4. London: Harvard University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading.

Rachels, J. (1975). Why Privacy is Important. Philosophy and Public Affairs, 4(4): 323-333.

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Unit 4.4 - A Right to Privacy?

Required Reading

Warren, S.D., and Brandeis, L.D. (1890). The Right to Privacy. Harvard Law Review 4(5): 193-220.

Weinreb, L.L. (2000). The Right to Privacy‘, Social Philosophy and Policy, 17(2): 25-44.

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Unit 4.5 - Whose Privacy, Whose Responsibility?

Required Reading

Scarre, G. (2010). Privacy and the Dead. Paper presented at ‘The Ethics of Privacy and Confidentiality’ Conference, IDEA CETL, University of Leeds. Available to download. Not for public citation without the author's permission.

Further Reading

Feinberg, J. (1987). The moral limits of the criminal law vol 1 Harm to Others, Chapter 2. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Available as an Online Course Reading

Marx, G.T., and Steeve, V. (2010). From the Beginning: Children as Subjects and Agents of Surveillance. Surveillance & society [electronic resource]. , 7(3/4): 192-230. Available online

Robinson, D.J. and O'Neill, D. (2007). Access to Health Care Records After Death: Balancing Confidentiality With Appropriate Disclosure. JAMA 297(6): 634-6.

Rooner, T. (2010). Trusting Children: How do surveillance technologies alter a child's experience of trust, risk and responsibility? Surveillance & society [electronic resource]., 7(3/4): 344-355. Available online

The Royal Academy of Engineering, ‘Autonomous Systems: Social, Legal and Ethical Issues’, (London: 2009), especially Section 3. Available online

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Unit 4.6 - The Limits of Confidentiality 1

Required Reading

Solove, D. (2009). The Value of Privacy. In Understanding privacy. London: Harvard University Press. pp. 87-88 only. Available as an Online Course Reading.

Further Reading

Lawlor, R. (2004). Hooker's Ideal Code and the Sacrifice Problem. Social Theory and Practice 30(4): 583-587.

Williams, B. (1993). Utilitarianism. In Morality: An Introduction to Ethics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press.

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Unit 4.7 - The Limits of Confidentiality 2

Required Reading

‘States eye ban on public release of 911 calls’, MSNBC, 2/23/2010.

‘Emergency services reveal silliest 999 calls’, The Telegraph, 31/01/08.

Daniel Solove, ‘Is Disclosing a 911 Call to the Public a Privacy Violation?’, Concurring Opinions, 10/03/10.

Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez, ‘This is a Test: The Dilemmas of Drug Testing’, Santa Clara University.

‘Drug testing at work’, Thesite.org.

‘Why street photography is facing a moment of truth’

‘Eye on the world: David Peat's street photography’ (video).

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Unit 4.8 - Privacy and Confidentiality in Different Professional Domains

Required Reading

Bennion, F.A.R. (1969). Professional ethics : the consultant professions and their code, Chapter 5. London: C. Knight. Available as an Online Course Reading.

Keeble, R. (2009). Ethics for journalists, Chapter 5. London: Routledge. Available as an Online Course Reading.

This list was last updated on 25/02/2015