John Stuart Mill on Social Policy - Dictionary of Arguments
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Social Policy/Mill/Höffe: From the strong interest in reform - the principles (1) bear the extended title "with some of their applications to social philosophy" - Mill assigns to the community a number of tasks of a welfare state character.
For example, although the state is not supposed to found schools itself, it does force parents to send their children to school.
Child labor: Child labor must also be restricted by law. Furthermore, in order to prevent exploitation and damage to health, the state should monitor working hours and combat poverty, but without creating new dependencies. Mill also demands that cruelty to animals
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is prohibited by law and charitable trusts are to be monitored by the state.
1. J. St. Mill, Principles of Political Economy 1848_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
John St. Mill
A System of Logic, Ratiocinative and Inductive, London 1843
Von Namen, aus: A System of Logic, London 1843
Eigennamen, Ursula Wolf, Frankfurt/M. 1993
J. St. Mill
Utilitarianism: 1st (First) Edition Oxford 1998
Geschichte des politischen Denkens München 2016