Thursday, January 23, 2014

Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832)

"Pain and pleasure... govern us in all we do, in all we say, in all we think."
Jeremy Bentham
Jeremy Bentham by Henry William Pickersgill detail.jpg
Born15 February 1748
London, England
Died6 June 1832 (aged 84)
London, England
Era18th century
19th century
SchoolUtilitarianismlegal positivism,liberalism
Main interestsPolitical philosophy, philosophy of law, ethics, economics
Notable ideasGreatest happiness principle
SignatureJeremy Bentham signature.jpg

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