New PDF release: Utilitarian Philosophy and Politics: Bentham's Later Years
By James E. Crimmins
James Crimmins argues that, regardless of being essentially the most argued over philosophers of the nineteenth century, Bentham is still probably the most misunderstood of political philosophers. by means of trying to glance back on the context during which Bentham was once writing and his self-conscious drawback together with his personal legacy, this booklet deals a brand new account of this significant political philosopher.
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Utilitarian Philosophy and Politics: Bentham's Later Years (Continuum Studies in British Philosophy) by James E. Crimmins