Definition of Jeremy bentham
1. Noun. English philosopher and jurist; founder of utilitarianism (1748-1831).
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1. The Westminster Review by John Chapman, Charles William Wason (1830)
"By jeremy bentham. 3. Equity Despatch Court Bill. By jeremy bentham. Reform ! Law Reform ! what does it mean ? Removal of the imperfections, ..."
2. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr, During His Residence of Four Years in by Aaron Burr (1838)
"The burden which the shoulders of Eti- enne Dumont sunk under, and those of Jeremy Bentham shrunk from, is now waiting for those of Hercules Burr, ..."
3. English Prose: Selections by Henry Craik (1895)
"... jeremy bentham [jeremy bentham was born in London on the I5th of February 1748. He was educated at Westminster School and Queen's College. Oxford. ..."
4. History of Woman Suffrage by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)
"Women Send Members to Parliament—Sidney Smith, Sir Robert Peel, Richard Cob- den—The Ladies of Oldham—jeremy bentham—Anne Knight—Northern Reform Society, ..."
5. A History of Political Theories from Rousseau to Spencer by William Archibald Dunning (1920)
"jeremy bentham When, upon the cessation of the long wars in 1815, the dormant program of political and social reform was vigorously revived, ..."