Jeremy Bentham


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English philosopher and jurist

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Here Ahn traces the historical uncoupling of debt from morality, beginning with an extended discussion of the work of the utilitarian Jeremy Bentham in the eighteenth century' (135-40).
English utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham dominated English
It became canonical in Anglo-American legal theory in the early nineteenth-century work of Jeremy Bentham and John Austin, and remained so for over a century.
Among its admirers were the French Encyclopedistes; Prussia's Frederick the Great; Russia's enlightened czarina, Catherine II; members of the Habsburg dynasty; the English jurist Sir William Blackstone; the utilitarian penal reformer Jeremy Bentham; and American revolutionaries John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison.
RENOWNED academic Jeremy Bentham is jetting off to New York next month and he's dead excited about it.
She said: "So, as a general principle, hearings should be public to prevent the abuse of discretion and ensure transparency and accountability by courts."The lawyer said she knew of a case where the court refused to have the matter heard in camera, quoting a saying by Jeremy Bentham to the effect that publicity is the very soul of justice.
Este trabajo establece algunas relaciones, en el plano de las ideas, entre dos personajes relevantes en la transicion de los siglos XVIII-XIX: Jose Cecilio del Valle en la America hispana y Jeremy Bentham en Europa.
Finally, a short but influential piece by Collins (1985) described Australia as a 'Benthamite' society, characterised Jeremy Bentham's utilitarian, individualist, rationalist and legalist philosophy of public policy.
Thanks to critics from Charles Dickens to Michel Foucault, pre-20th century utilitarian philosophers have gained a reputation as amoral libertines or cold rationalists, impervious to what people today might call "social justice." But William Godwin, Jeremy Bentham, and other classical utilitarians were dedicated humanists, deeply concerned with social reform, and often radically progressive on women's rights, sexual relations, and other cultural issues.
IThe great utilitarian philosopher Jeremy Bentham once said: "The power of the lawyer is the uncertainty of the law." If it's true that the health of the profession springs from doubt, then there must be a lot of it about, because this year's Legal 500 list, from which we take an extract, portrays a profession in rude health in Wales.
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), a prolific thinker best known for his
"All Ears: The Aesthetics of Espionage" by Peter Szendy (Professor of Philosophy at Universite de Paris Ouest Nanterre and musicological adviser for concert programs at the Cite de la musique) traces the long history of moles from the Bible, through Jeremy Bentham's "panacoustic" project, all the way to the intelligence-gathering network called "Echelon".
A mas de doscientos anos de An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, publicado por Jeremy Bentham en 1780, los pensadores mas relevantes en los debates morales o politicos contemporaneos--como Robert Nozick, John Rawls, Ronald Dworkin, Amartya Sen o Michael Sandel--siguen situando sus ideas en comparacion con las de los utilitaristas (1).
La tradicion de la ley natural es algo practicamente del pasado, muchos estarian de acuerdo con Jeremy Bentham en que los derechos naturales son un "sinsentido"; pero la idea de que hay algo inherente al ser humano que le proporciona una base para sus derechos y reivindicaciones sigue presente (p.