New PDF release: Utilitarian Philosophy and Politics: Bentham's Later Years

By James E. Crimmins

Exploring the existence, paintings and ideas of the nice nineteenth century utilitarian thinker Jeremy Bentham, this examine takes a different examine his highbrow undertaking from the perspective of the improvement of his political idea and later reassessment of his personal principles. putting Bentham’s paintings in its ancient and highbrow context, Utilitarian Philosophy and Politics considers specifically Bentham’s utilitarianism when it comes to his later engagement with political and constitutional reform.

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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