Private and public

3 November, 2022

Private and public are not only two large spaces, but also values. Exclusion from the public sphere is just as dangerous as the loss of privacy. This episode is about the difficult relationship between private and public.

Guest — Evgeny Tsurkan, PhD, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University
Moderator — Anton Kuznetsov, Ph.D., research associate at the Center for Consciousness Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University


00:00 - Introduction
01:33 - Public and private as a guiding social distinction
04:46 - Public sphere: North Korea and Media corporations
06:35 - Habermas' Theory of the Public
08:35 - Internet and inclusion
11:15 - History of the public sphere
17:11 - Public space, the Internet and authoritarianism
24:34 - The connection between privacy and the struggle for publicity
26:30 - Arendt Theory
29:16 - #Metoo, turning private into public
35:02 - The struggle for privacy. "You are not a customer, you are a product"
39:23 - Security in exchange for privacy
44:06 - The prospect of loss of privacy
47:38 - Foreground and background action plans. Hoffman and Giddens
50:22 - Private as a value. Cipher banks 
52:52 - What should I do now? Do not confuse private and public
55:31 - Summary from Mary

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