Selected Writings Paperback / softback
Edited by Stephen G. Engelmann
Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), philosopher and reformer, is one of the most influential thinkers of the modern age.
This introduction to his writings presents a representative selection of texts authoritatively restored by the Bentham Project, University College London.
As well as more familiar pieces on utility, law, and politics/policy, highlights include the succinct essay "On Retrenchment" and a never-before-published treatise on sex.
The volume is completed by major interpretative essays by Mark Canuel, David Lieberman, Jennifer Pitts, and Philip Schofield. The texts included in the book are:-Sex-An Introduction to the Principles of Morals andLegislation, Preface and Chapters 1-5-Place and Time-Rationale of Judicial Evidence, Specially Applied toEnglish Practice, Book 1, Chapter 1-Constitutional Code Rationale, Chapters 1 and 2-Pannomial Fragments-Panopticon, or, the Inspection-House, Letters 1, 2,and 6-Of Publicity-Manual of Political Economy, Chapters 1 and 2-Nonsense Upon Stilts (excluding the Observationson Sieyes)-On Retrenchment
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 562 pages
- Publisher: Yale University Press
- Publication Date: 07/01/2011
- Category: Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780300112375