JEREMY BENTHAM HIS LIFE AND WORK BY CHARLES MILNER ATKINSON, CONTENTS CHAPTER I BOYHOOD AND EARLY YEARS 1748-67 Benthams birth and parentage-His relations with his father the doctrine of pushn-Physical weakness as a child-Pleasures and pursuits-Early education-Westminster School-Residence at Ox ford-Entry at Lincolns Inn-Attends Dr. Blackstones Lectures - Visit to Yewhurst-hl. A. at eighteen-The GreatestHappiness principle-Second marriage of his father . . pages 1-21 CHAPTER I1 LIFE IN LINCOLNS INN 1768-81 Benthams distaste for the legal profession-His relish for reform-Abandonment of active practice at the Bar-Life in chambers-Earlier and later styles compared-The principle of utilityn-His friends, George Wilson and John Lind-Translation of Le Tauveazr Blanc-Publication of The Pragr zent on Govent tzent-The Theory of Punishn ents-Eew of the Hard Labour Bill-Preparation of a Penal Code-Reception of Fragment on Governrzcnf speculations as to its authorship-Wedderburn and Dunning-Introduction to Lord Shelburne 22-44 CHAPTER 111 BENTHAM AT BOWOOD 1781 Arrival at Bowood-Relations with Lord Shelburne-Attachment to the Hon. Caroline Fox-Visit to Wilton-Guests at Bowood Chatham, Pitt, Camden, Dunning-Miss afterwards Lady Elizabeth Pratt-Mrs. Dunning afterwards Lady Ashburton . 45-57 APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 111. EXTRACTS FROM IIISTORICAL PREFACE TO A FRAGMENT ON GOVERNMENT Alexander Wedderburn Earl of Ross1yn-Lord AIansfield-Lord Camden-John Dunning Lord Ashburton-Colonel Barri-Blackstones reception of The Fragment-Blackstone and the Penitentiary System . 58-73 CONTENTS CHAPTER IV RESIDENCE IN RUSSIA AND RELATIONS WITH DUhlONT 1782-89 Shelburne becomes Prime Minister-Preparations for visit to Russia - Departure for Russia-Arrival at Crichoff-The Defe rce of Usu9. y I - Conception of the Panopticon Scheme-Its promotion and ultimate failure-Paleys Princz2les of Moral and Political Philosophy-Benthams return to England-Bentham and George 111.-His friendship with Romilly and Dumont-Relations with Dumontthtroduction to the Prilzcz2les of Morals and Legislatiott pages 74-94 CHAPTER V Dawn of the Revolution-Death of Lady Lansdowne-Essay on I Political Tactics-Code for the Orga zisatioo f th eJudicial Establishnzent itz fiance-Rentham becomes a French citizen-His attitude tp vardtsh e Jacobins-The tract E za 2cz ateyoztr Colog2ies-Treatise on A zauchical Fallacies-Proposal to Wilberforce of a mission to Paris-Life on a farm near Hendon-His desire to enter Parliament correspondence with Lord Lansdowne-His last visit to Bowood-Sir Reginald Pole-Carew-Death of Benthams father-Estrangement from Lord Lansdowne its cause suggested . 95-125 CHAPTER V1 , FIFTEEN YEARS WORK 0- 1793-1808 he Panopticon Scheme-Writings on Law Reform-Truth v. Ashhurst-Protest against Law Taxes-Suffply without Burden-The Poor Laws-Observations on Pitfs Bill-Paufer J2aizager zent-Proposals in Annals of Agriculture-Plan for Conversion of Stock . into Note Annuities, etc.-Dumonts Traitis dc Lbgislation-Principles of Punishment-Lex Taliotzis-Nature and extent of Punishments-Reformative influences-Cruelty to animals-Success of the Ti-aitls-Review in Edinbur h-Effect of Benthams writings in Russia, Spain, etc.-Death of Lord Lansdowne-Scotch Law Reform - Benthams influence on Romilly-Acquaintance with James Mill - Residence at Barrow Green . . 126-155 PREFACE S IR JOHN BOWRINGS valuable but incomplete edition of Renthams works contains some five thousand five hundred pages, closely printed in double columns. The diffuse Memoirs collected in the tenth and eleventh volumes cover, in addition, nearly eight hundred pages...
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