Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Bentham on Law and Morality

Routledge (2010)

Jeremy Bentham is one of the great British philosophers and is known for his influence on theories of politics and jurisprudence. This guidebook explores the main aspects of Bentham's philosophical system and its influence on ethics and philosophy of law. _Bentham on Law and Morality_ provides an accesible and sympathetic introduction to Bentham's main ideas and links them to subsequent debates about the utility, law and morality. Examining his two central works Kelly_ _assesses: the ideas and text of _An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation_ and _Of Laws in General_ Bentham's life and the background to his works the continuing importance of Betham's work to political theory, ethics and law.
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