Jeremy Bentham

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Noun1.Jeremy Bentham - English philosopher and juristJeremy Bentham - English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831)
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Vick approaches this problem through a consideration of the liberal reformism of Cesare Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham, which helped to pave the way for a transition from irregular, and usually corporal, punishment to the regular, systematic liberal justice system that eschews corporal punishment but relies heavily on incarceration.
Arguing for gradual total abolition of death sentence even for terror-related crimes, Shah quoted British Philospher Jeremy Bentham to say "one can argue about the effectiveness of the death penalty generally.
Summary: In 1809, Jeremy Bentham, the founder of utilitarianism, set to work on "The Book of Fallacies.
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On hearing about this ethos, Jeremy Bentham, the philosopher, persuaded Hill to take the school's ideas to London where it opened as Bruce Castle in Tottenham, and he was headmaster there from 1833 to 1839.
When we [thought of] Manila, we're thinking about the fact that this is also the 100th year of Shell in the Philippines," Jeremy Bentham, vice-president of business environment at Shell, told Khaleej Times at the event.
Speaking at the Shell Powering Progress Together Forum in Manila, Philippines on Thursday, Jeremy Bentham, VP Business Environment, told journalists from Asia and the Middle East that Shell may be an energy company, but that it couldn't act in isolation from the water, climate and food systems and the need to protect them.
Among the entries are analog and binary utilitarianism, Jeremy Bentham, Christianity, cooperative utilitarianism, egoism, evolutionary theory, Michel Foucault, the harm principle, infinite utility, intergenerational justice, John Locke, motive utilitarianism, objective list theory, perfectionism, poor laws, rational choice theory, Adam Smith, Harriet Taylor, and value theory.
In 1808 he met Jeremy Bentham, the eccentric philosopher and legal reformer, and adopted his doctrines wholesale, while Bentham in turn embraced the radical politics of Mill.
It is this idea of constantly being on display that led Jeremy Bentham to develop a new model for prisons.
These are followed by chapters entitled, "The Contractarians: Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, John-Jacques Rousseau, and Karl Marx," "Kant: Duty and the Moral Law," "Utilitarianism and Liberalism: Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill," and "Contemporary Moral Theory.
This is equivalent to the English using Jeremy Bentham and Purcell as representatives of English identity and culture.