Benthamism



the utilitarian philosophy of Jeremy Bentham.
Historical Examples

The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. Sir Leslie Stephen
A Short History of English Liberalism Walter Lyon Blease
A Short History of English Liberalism Walter Lyon Blease
A Short History of English Liberalism Walter Lyon Blease
Tradition John Francis Arundell
Recent Developments in European Thought Various
A Short History of English Liberalism Walter Lyon Blease
The Contemporary Review, Volume 36, November 1879 Various
The Life of Sir James Fitzjames Stephen, Bart., K.C.S.I. Sir Leslie Stephen
The Political History of England – Vol XI George Brodrick

noun
the philosophy of utilitarianism as first expounded by Jeremy Bentham in terms of an action being good that has a greater tendency to augment the happiness of the community than to diminish it

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