1. Defining privacy : the contemporary 'liberal canon' and its debt to Locke, Kant and Mill 2. Privacy and the law : the background 3. Autonomy, selfhood and privacy 4. Locke : privacy, property in the person, memory and selfhood 5. Privacy as a commodity : Richard Posner 6. Philosophy of information and privacy : Luciano Floridi 7. Spinoza : an immanent ethics of privacy.