We do not deny that even a person who has been victimised by the enervating and poisonous doctrines of the eighteenth century materialism of the West and the [sic] Benthamite
Utilitarianism, can feel his country's wrongs and can burn with a desire to raise his nation above the petty oppressions of temporary tyranny.
That, yes, judges should be in the business of declaring what the law is using the traditional tools of interpretation, rather than pronouncing the law as they might wish it to be in light of their own political views, always with an eye on the outcome, and engaged perhaps in some Benthamite
calculation of pleasures and pains along the way.
with a deliberate reduction in the status of the judiciary' is a reference to a Benthamite
For Vannatta, Kirk offers a shallow and very incomplete reading of Dewey, and mistakenly equates Deweyan pragmatism with Benthamite
John Mueller and Peter Boettke, as well as other Austrians, criticize the deterministic maximizing behavior of the Benthamite
man, homo economicus, in not dissimilar fashions.
Collins, Hugh (1985), "Political Ideology in Australia: The Distinctiveness of a Benthamite
Society," in Stephen R.
On the other hand, judges themselves see the Benthamite
critique as a reason for them to ignore the rules of evidence when they are sitting at bench trials, (5) considering themselves to be closer to the ideal fact finder and believing themselves more able to assign all relevant information its proper weight.
And just as Polanyi observes that nineteenth-century Benthamite
liberalism privileged administrative action over parliamentary legislation, so Davies identifies in neo-liberalism the 'disenchantment' of politics by economics: 'In the tradition of Jeremy Bentham, intrinsic values are to be replaced by extrinsic valuation (i.
2) From what appears to be a class handout at Princeton University, prepared for a course in microeconmics, captioned How Microeconomists Bastardized Benthamite
Utilitarianism, available at http: //www.
Also the author's educational views are discussed, highlighting her opposition to Benthamite
programs and her proposal for an interdenominational religious education, and arguing that her contributions to plans for a general education system were meant to respond to what had been Smith's, Malthus's, and perhaps also her brother's question, namely, how may wealth and virtue go together?
Do we really want our system of procedure to privilege instrumental, Benthamite
notions of due process based on cost--benefit analysis over intrinsic Kantian notions of dignitary fairness?
unsuccessful attempts and the Benthamite
view of the rational,