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The Principles of Morals and Legislation

@inproceedings{Bentham1988ThePO,
  title={The Principles of Morals and Legislation},
  author={Jeremy Bentham},
  year={1988}
}
Jeremy Bentham's work on "The Principles of Morals and Legislation" emerges from its historic roots in hedonism and teleology as a scientific attempt to assess the moral content of human action by focusing on its results or consequences. Proceeding from the assumption that human beings desire pleasure (and avoid pain), Bentham's unique perspective, known as utilitarianism, is used to construct a fascinating calculus for determining which action to perform when confronted with situations… 
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Toward a More Credible Principle of Beneficence
  • Prasasti Pandit
  • Philosophy
    Journal of Indian Council of Philosophical Research
  • 2021
My objective of this paper is to suggest and workout a more credible form of the Principle of Beneficence from the common essential elements of the three major ethical theories (Deontology,
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Hume's History
  • Hume's History
A Fragment on Government, etc., reprinted 1822. 3. Such as obligation, right, power, possession, title, exemption, immunity , franchise, privilege, nullity, validity, and the like
  • A Fragment on Government, etc., reprinted 1822. 3. Such as obligation, right, power, possession, title, exemption, immunity , franchise, privilege, nullity, validity, and the like
For the reason, see chap. xi. [Dispositions], par. xvii. note
  • For the reason, see chap. xi. [Dispositions], par. xvii. note
See ch. xvi. [Division], par. 42, 44. 5. Hume's History
  • See ch. xvi. [Division], par. 42, 44. 5. Hume's History