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Panopticon - Jeremy Bentham -- "a new mode of obtaining power of mind over mind, in a quantity hitherto without example" -


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"The question is not 'can they think?' nor 'can they talk?' but 'can they suffer?'" - Jeremy Bentham


Making it Free, Making it Open: Crowdsourced transcription project leads to unexpected benefits to digital research. (Transcribe Bentham)


Jeremy Bentham by Thomas Frye (studio of), 1760–1762, National Portrait Gallery, London This portrait shows Bentham at the age of about thirteen, by which time he had already been admitted to Oxford University. He was to become the youngest man ever to graduate. Philosopher, political theorist and social critic; his work had an important impact upon judicial organisation and civil law and the reform of the penal system.

The Strange Case of Jeremy Bentham

This quote does a great job of illustrating why people are vegetarians. "Vegetarian...Because compassion tastes better."


An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation: Jeremy Bentham: Books £11.99