Philosophers differ on their opinions of privacy. Who were the strongest supporters of individual privacy?

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  1. The Monist: An International Journal of General Philosophical Enquiry: January, 2008: Volume 91, Number 1: Privacy Smith, Barry; Thalos, Mariam (editors) Published by State University of New York Press, New York, 2008.

  2. Clayton, Richard & Tomlinson, Hugh, Privacy and Freedom of Expression, ISBN 10: 0199246386 / ISBN 13: 9780199246380 Published by OUP Oxford, 2001.

  3. Stefano Scoglio, Transforming Privacy: A Transpersonal Philosophy of Rights (Praeger Series in Transformational Politics and Political Science). ISBN 10: 0275956075 / ISBN 13: 9780275956073. Published by Praeger Publishers, 1998

  4. INNESS, JULIE, PRIVACY, INTIMACY, AND ISOLATION, Published by Oxford University Press, 1996.

  5. Privacy: Nomos XIII. ed.J. Roland Pennock , John W. Chapman, NY : Atherton Press, 1971.

  6. Fried, Charles, An Anatomy of Values (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970), Ch. IX.

  7. Hofstadter, J. H. and Horowitz, G., The Right to Privacy, (New York: Central Book Co., 1964).

John Stuart Mill's On Liberty (1859) with its rule against interference in the lives of others except where demonstrable harm to needs be avoided, is relevant in the background.

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