bentham

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Scottish philosopher who expounded Bentham's utilitarianism; father of John Stuart Mill (1773-1836) James Mill , Mill
circular prison with cells distributed around a central surveillance station; proposed by Jeremy Bentham in 1791 panopticon
doctrine that the useful is the good; especially as elaborated by Jeremy Bentham and James Mill; the aim was said to be the greatest happiness for the greatest number utilitarianism
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