The Sphere and Duties of Government, by Wilhelm von Humboldt

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction.
  2. Of the individual man, and the highest ends of his existence.
  3. On the solicitude of the state for the positive welfare of the citizen.
  4. Of the solicitude of the state for the negative welfare of the citizen — for his security.
  5. On the solicitude of the state for security against foreign enemies.
  6. On the solicitude of the state for the mutual security of the citizens. — Means for attaining this end. — Institutions for reforming the mind and character of the citizen. — National education.
  7. Religion.
  8. Amelioration of morals.
  9. The solicitude of the state for security more accurately and positively defined. — Further development of the idea of security.
  10. On the solicitude of the state for security with respect to actions which directly relate to the agent only. (Police laws.)
  11. On the solicitude of the state for security with respect to such of the citizens’ actions as relate directly to others. (Civil laws.)
  12. On the solicitude of the state for security as manifested in the juridical decision of disputes among the citizens.
  13. On the solicitude for security as manifested in the punishment of transgressions of the state’s laws.
  14. On the solicitude of the state for the welfare of minors, lunatics, and idiots.
  15. Means for the preservation of the state organism. completion of the theory.
  16. Practical application of the theory proposed.

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