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Bentham: A Fragment on Government

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Bentham: A Fragment on Government by Jeremy Bentham
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This volume makes available one of the central texts in the development of utilitarian tradition, in the authoritative 1977 edition prepared by Professors Burns and Hart as part of Bentham's Collected Works. Certain that history was on his side, Bentham sought to rid the world of the hideous mess wrought by legal obfuscation and confusion, and to transform politics into a rational, scientific activity, premised on the fundamental axiom that "it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong."
Release date NZ
October 28th, 1988
Edited by Ross Harrison Volume editor H.L.A. Hart Volume editor J.H. Burns
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Cambridge University Press
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