Development of a digital value system as a basis for the implementation of online participation in different social contexts.
- What role can internet-mediated public participation play in the legitimation of political decisions from the perspective of normative democratic theory?
- What specific problems of democratic representativeness raises online participation compared to alternative methods of civic participation?
- What are the ethical foundations for the protection of digital sovereignty and privacy and what are the implications for the normative setup of online procedures?
- Which recommendations for the concrete organizational and legal implementation of online procedures derive from ethical considerations?
Prof. Dr. Frank Dietrich
Prof. Dr. Frank Dietrich holds the chair of Practical Philosophy at the Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf since 2012.
His research interests are political philosophy, legal philosophy and ethics. As part of the DIID, he deals with the democratic-theoretical legitimation of online participation processes and the protection of privacy.
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