Digital Civics draws from a rich interdisciplinary approach. Here are some ideas that have shaped the landscape of digital civics. This includes foundational documents on human rights (such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights) the Philosophy of Information (as espoused by Luciano Floridi), an understanding of ethics for the digital age (as described in the work of Charles Ess), and historical context (such as Media Ecologists like Marshall McLuhan and Lewis Mumford).