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Noisy Autonomy: The Ethics of Audible and Silent Noise
JournalArticle (Originalarbeit in einer wissenschaftlichen Zeitschrift)
ID 4641366
Author(s) Shaw, David
Author(s) at UniBasel Shaw, David
Year 2021
Title Noisy Autonomy: The Ethics of Audible and Silent Noise
Journal Public Health Ethics
Volume 14
Number 3
Pages / Article-Number 288-297
Abstract In this paper, I summarize the medical evidence regarding the auditory and non-auditory effects of noise and analyse the ethics of noise and personal autonomy in the social environment using a variety of case studies. Key to this discussion is the fact that, contrary to the traditional definition of noise, sound can be noise without being annoying, as the evidence shows that some sounds can harm without being perceived. Ultimately, I develop a theory of noisy autonomy' with which to guide us in discussing the public health ethics of noise and other sounds.
ISSN/ISBN 1754-9973
Full Text on edoc No
Digital Object Identifier DOI 10.1093/phe/phab026
PubMed ID
ISI-Number 000733389500007
Document type (ISI) Journal Article

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