Pleasure and Pain: The Philosophy of Jeremy Bentham

The Forum | 27 January 2022 | 0h 39m | Listen Later | iTunes | Spotify
Discusses the life and work of Jeremy Bentham, especially his philosophy of utilitarianism – judging actions by their outcomes, not intentions; and focussing on increasing human happiness. Includes his thinking on prisons, justice, rights of the ruled to hold rulers to account, education, women’s suffrage, and animal rights.

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