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Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

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ISBN-10: 1406720097

ISBN-13: 9781406720099

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jeremy Bentham

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List price: $31.95
Publisher: Read Books
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.96" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Jeremy Bentham was born in London, on February 15, 1748, the son of an attorney. He was admitted to Queen's College, Oxford, at age 12 and graduated in 1763. He had his master's degree by 1766 and passed the bar exam in 1769. An English reformer and political philosopher, Bentham spent his life supporting countless social and political reform measures and trying as well to create a science of human behavior. He advocated a utopian welfare state and designed model cities, prisons, schools, and so on, to achieve that goal. He defined his goal as the objective study and measurement of passions and feelings, pleasures and pains, will and action. The principle of "the greatest happiness of the…