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Constant’s Principles of Politics

This is a Reading List based upon a Liberty Fund Conference on “Liberty and Responsibility in the Thought of Benjamin Constant.”

Liberty and Responsibility in the Thought of Benjamin Constant

Guide to the Readings

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Session I: The General Will: A Critique of Rousseau.

Principles of Politics Applicable to All Governments

Session II: Freedom of Thought and Religion and Legal Safeguards Thereof.

Principles of Politics Applicable to All Government

Session III: Politics, Ancient and Modern.

Politics Applicable to All Governments

Session IV: Government and Property.

Politics Applicable to All Governments

Session V: On the Duties of Individuals to Political Authority.

Politics Applicable to All Governments

Session VI: General Discussion.

 

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