Benthamic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Benthamic Of or pertaining to Bentham or Benthamism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • benthamic Of or pertaining to Jeremy Bentham or to his system. See Benthamism.
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Usage

In literature:

He used to walk from Pentonville to dine with Bentham in Queen's Square Place.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Robert Southey, like Jeremy Bentham, with whom the Quarterly Reviewer would have grudged to have been classified, loved cats.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
Here, in fact, we have the key to Bentham's character, to its weakness and also to its strength.
"Studies in Literature and History" by Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall
In 1797 Jeremy Bentham taught the principles of thrift.
"Some Reminiscences of old Victoria" by Edgar Fawcett
To cull a single passage from Bentham's book is like picking one raisin from a rich plum-pudding.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Was not the strength of Freethinkers, from Jeremy Bentham downwards, given to the abolition movement?
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
The descriptions of Bentham, and Godwin, and Coleridge, and Horne Tooke are masterpieces in their way.
"Hours in a Library" by Leslie Stephen
Franklin's irreligious tone was such that his manuscripts, like Bentham's, were suppressed, to the present year.
"The History of Freedom" by John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
In Spinoza; or perhaps in Bentham or in Austin.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
Bentham invented an artificial terminology which is rather curious than valuable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
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In poetry:

There's JERRY BENTHAM and his crew,
Names ne'er to be forgot in town,
In swarms like Banquo's long is-sue —
Turk, Papist, Infidel, and Jew,
Come trooping on to join the U-
—niversity we've Got in town.
"Stinkomalee Triumphans" by Richard Harris Barham

In news:

Thousands of unpublished pages of Jeremy Bentham 's manuscripts are ready for transcription with a new crowdsourcing program from University College London's Transcribe Bentham project.
Thousands of unpublished pages of Jeremy Bentham's manuscripts are ready for transcription with a new crowdsourcing program from University College London's Transcribe Bentham project.
Bentham's hat trick leads Westfield.
Kayla Bentham scored a hat trick to lead Westfield (1-3, 3-4) to a 3-1 victory over Silver Creek (2-5, 2-6), Monday in a non-league high school girls soccer game.
Since University College London began transcribing the papers of the Enlightenment philosopher Jeremy Bentham more than 50 years ago, it has published 27 volumes of his writings — less than half of the 70 or so ultimately expected.
The 18th-century English philosopher Jeremy Bentham once designed a prison he called the Panopticon.
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In science:

The concept of utility dates back to the XVIII-th and XIX-th century utilitarian’s economy and its eminent representative Jeremy Bentham.
Equation of state for agents on graphs
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