Jeremy Bentham: Critical Assessments (Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers)

Jeremy Bentham: Critical Assessments (Critical Assessments of Leading Political Philosophers)

By: Bhikhu Parekh (editor)Hardback

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Bentham scholarship has concentrated on certain aspects of his thought: this collection reflects that bias. Most of the articles are published since 1950, but those of his contemporaries show how his ideas became politically influential. This is an important new contribtion that will be of great use to scholars with an interest in this key thinker.

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About Author

Bhikhu Parekh is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Hull. He is the author of Bentham's Political Thought (1974).

Contents

Thematically arranged contents: Volume I Life, Influence and Perspectives on his Thought Volume II 1. Philosophy, Psychology and Religion; 2. Ethics Volume III 1. Law; 2. Politics Volume IV 1. Economics; 2. Panopticon, Feminism and other topics

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/10/1993
  • ISBN13: 9780415046541
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780415046541
  • weight: 4331
  • ISBN10: 0415046548

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