Bentham Project

Bentham Project

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This website gives information on Jeremy Bentham and about the work of the Bentham Project. We are the world centre for Bentham Studies and our main activity is the production of the new edition of Bentham's Collected Works. We are part of UCL's Faculty of Laws.

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News and Events

  • Podcasts of the 2017 Bentham seminars are now available to stream or download in iTunes.  Professor Colin Tyler (University of Hull), Professor Malcolm Quinn (University of the Arts London) and Andrew Spooner (UCL) presented their research at the seminars.
  • The next round of Bentham seminars will take place in March 2017.  Professor Colin Tyler (University of Hull), Professor Malcolm Quinn (University of the Arts London) and Andrew Spooner (UCL) will talk on Bentham's views on open government, taste and education respectively.  For full details see the seminar programme (PDF).
  • Professor James E. Crimmins (Huron University College) has written a review of one of the latest volumes of the Collected Works on H-Net.  Crimmins' reviews Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1, edited by Michael Quinn favourably, describing it as a 'tantalizing appetizer' for the following volumes in the series.        
  • Professor Philip Schofield appears on the latest episode of Nigel Warburton's Philosophy Sites podcast to talk about Bentham's Auto-Icon.  

See previous news and events in our archive.