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Said “As to the evil which results from censorship, it is impossible to measure it, because it is impossible to tell where it ends.” He was one of the founders of modern utilitarianism.
He was a child prodigy and was found reading a multi-volume work of English history as a toddler. He began studying Latin at age three.
He played a prominent role in the study of Anglo-American philosophy of law.
How did Jeremy Bentham die?
|Cause of death||Natural Causes|
|Age of death||84 years|
|Birthday||February 15, 1748|
|Death date||June 6, 1832|
|Place of death||Westminster, London, United Kingdom|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do."Jeremy Bentham
"The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection."Jeremy Bentham
"He who thinks and thinks for himself, will always have a claim to thanks; it is no matter whether it be right or wrong, so as it be explicit. If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct; if wrong, as a beacon to warn."Jeremy Bentham
"The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong."Jeremy Bentham
"It is vain to talk of the interest of the community, without understanding what is the interest of the individual."Jeremy Bentham