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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Philosopher and scholar Jeremy Bentham played an important role in the early formation of judicial philosophy and philosophy of law. He is also credited as playing a key part in the development of the moral philosophy known as utilitarianism, in which an action's justness is judged based on its ability to have a positive impact on the greatest... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The author intends to justify the laws that seem to be perpetuating harm to the men. He contends that although such laws cause restrictions in liberty, they are designed to prevent further aggravation and harm to the people. He concludes that such laws are necessary to avert additional problems. more...
- Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2004; Not Available
Visionnaire et réformateur, Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) prône dès 1770 la décriminalisation de l'homosexualité. Dans un essai au ton pamphlétaire, « Délits contre soi-même : la pédérastie» (1785), il s'interroge sur les raisons d'une telle « antipathie sociale » qui menait au piton et à la pendaison les auteurs d'un acte aussi inoffensif. Philosophe... more...
- Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2002; Not Available
En 1786, le philosophe anglais Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) pense une nouvelle forme architecturale qui mettrait fin au scandale de l'insalubrité et du croupissement dans les prisons : le dispositif panoptique, par sa conception garantissant une surveillance généralisée, permet d'organiser la condition du prisonnier en vue de sa profitabilité à la société.... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
First published in 1789, Jeremy Bentham's best-known work remains a classic of modern philosophy and jurisprudence. Its definitions of the foundations of utilitarian philosophy and its groundbreaking studies of crime and punishment retain their relevance to modern issues of moral and political philosophy, economics, and legal theory. Based on the... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00
For the first time in the German language, this edition of the writings of Jeremy Bentham compiles the essays in which he presents a sharply critical view of the French Revolution?s Declaration of Human and Citizens Rights, discusses questions of political equality and constitutional organization, expresses his opposition to French colonialism, and... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 15.98
One of the most important nineteenth-century schools of thought, Utilitarianism propounds the view that the value or rightness of an action rests in how well it promotes the welfare of those affected by it, aiming for 'the greatest happiness of the greatest number'. Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was the movement's founder, as much a social reformer as... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 9.95
This volume includes the complete texts of two of John Stuart Mill's most important works, Utilitarianism and On Liberty , and selections from his other writings, including the complete text of his "Remarks on Bentham's Philosophy. more...