Jeremy Bentham

19th-century utilitarian philosopher.

Wikipedia Article: Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham was born in England in 1748. At the age of 12, he went to Oxford. At 15, he went to law school. He was admitted to the bar at age 19 but he never practiced law. Instead, he devoted his life to jurisprudence and moral philosophy.

Bentham's philosophy

  • Community is the sum of the individuals who comprise it.