David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Oxford University Press (1991)
Although known as the founder of modern utilitarianism and the source of analytical jurisprudence, Bentham today is infrequently read but often caricatured. The present book offers a reinterpretation of Bentham's main philosophical doctrines, his principle of utility and his analysis of law, philosophical doctrines, as they are developed in Bentham's most important works. A new reading is also given to his theory of law, which suggests Bentham's insight, originality, and continued interest for philosophers and legal theorists. First published in 1973, this revised edition contains a new Preface, a revised Bibliography, and two new Indexes, one of Names and one of Subjects, which together replace the original index.
|Keywords||Utilitarianism Law Philosophy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$24.78 used (84% off) $129.85 new (14% off) $142.50 direct from Amazon (5% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B1574.B34.L9 1991|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Jeremy Bentham (1996). The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham: An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Clarendon Press.
F. Rosen (1992). David Lyons, In the Interest of the Governed: A Study in Bentham's Philosophy of Utility and Law, Revised Edition, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1991, Pp. Xxii + 153. Utilitas 4 (01):191-.
P. J. Kelly (1990). Utilitarianism and Distributive Justice: Jeremy Bentham and the Civil Law. Oxford University Press.
Philippe Mongin & Nathalie Sigot (1999). Halévy's Bentham is Bentham. Philosophy 74 (2):271-281.
Jeremy Bentham (1780/2007). An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Dover Publications.
Lars Lindahl (1977). Position and Change: A Study in Law and Logic. D. Reidel Pub. Co..
Gerald J. Postema (1986). Bentham and the Common Law Tradition. Oxford University Press.
Philip Schofield (2011). Jeremy Bentham and HLA Hart's 'Utilitarian Tradition in Jurisprudence'. Jurisprudence 1 (2):147-167.
J. R. Dinwiddy (1989/2004). Bentham. Oxford University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads34 ( #42,123 of 1,005,433 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #64,743 of 1,005,433 )
How can I increase my downloads?