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An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
     

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

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by Jeremy Bentham
 

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Jeremy Bentham focuses on the principle of utility and how this view of morality ties into legislative practices. His work was first published in 1780.
Bentham's principle of utility regards good as that which produces the greatest amount of pleasure, and evil as that which produces the most pain without pleasure. Bentham writes about this principle as it manifests

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Jeremy Bentham focuses on the principle of utility and how this view of morality ties into legislative practices. His work was first published in 1780.
Bentham's principle of utility regards good as that which produces the greatest amount of pleasure, and evil as that which produces the most pain without pleasure. Bentham writes about this principle as it manifests itself within the legislation of a society.

About The Author
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was born in London, educated at Oxford, called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn, and devoted himself to physical science and the theory of jurisprudence.

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ISBN-13:
9781616407766
Publisher:
Cosimo
Publication date:
11/01/2012
Pages:
414
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.92(d)

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An Introduction To The Principles Of Morals And Legislation 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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