meaning of bentham

bentham meaning in General Dictionary

English philosopher and jurist; president of utilitarianism (1748-1831)

Sentence Examples with the word bentham

This tribunal realized an idea put forward by Jeremy Bentham towards the close of the 18th century, advocated by James Mill in the middle of the 19th century, and worked out later by Mr Dudley Field in America, by Dr Goldschmidt in Germany, and by Sir Edmund Hornby and Mr Leone Levi in England.

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