Cesare Bonesana (ˈtʃɛzare bɔnɛˈzɑːna), Marchese de. 1738–94, Italian legal theorist and political economist; author of the influential treatise Crimes and Punishments (1764), which attacked corruption, torture, and capital punishment
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He next studied physics and ethics—the former under the celebrated beccaria, but not a single definition remained in his head.
The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851 Various

beccaria’s treatise upon crimes and punishments had appeared in 1764, and had excited the applause of Europe.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

beccaria, in the preface to his essay, speaks of la massima felicità divisa nel maggior numero.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

Montesquieu and beccaria had spoken in general terms of the desirable qualities of punishment.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

By the way, I have just heard anPg 301 anecdote of beccaria, who published such admirable things against the punishment of death.
Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III Thomas Moore

Later on he gained fame by his Greek translation of beccaria’s work on crimes and their punishments.
Conversion of a High Priest into a Christian Worker Meletios Golden

Bentham himself attributes the authorship of the phrase to beccaria or Priestley.
The English Utilitarians, Volume I. Leslie Stephen

Italy gave inspiration and support in the books of beccaria and Burlamaqui on the essential principles of liberty.
The Spirit of America Henry Van Dyke

beccaria was an Italian publicist (1738-94) who worked for the reform of the penal law.
La Lgende des Sicles Victor Hugo

They stand with Grotius, Thomasius, and beccaria—the men who in modern times have done most to prevent unmerited sorrow.
History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom Andrew Dickson White


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