A Privacy Curve

Chapter

Abstract

In the introduction to his seminal work, The Civilising Process, Norbert Elias notes that we can separate mathematical concepts from those who use them. Triangles, he adds, ‘may be explicable without reference to historical situations’. But concepts such as civilisation or Kultur, Elias argues, are not.

Keywords

Nineteenth Century Civil Code Private Sphere Legal Capacity Legal Literature 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Newcastle Law SchoolNewcastle UniversityNewcastle Upon TyneUK

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