Bentham Project


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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Jeremy Bentham

Who Was Jeremy Bentham?

Find out more about the brilliant philosopher who lived from 1748 to 1832.

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About the Bentham Project

The Bentham Project is the world centre for Bentham studies.



The Bentham Project is responsible for the definitive scholarly edition of the Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham.  We also publish other journals, leaflets, blogs and online editions.

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Transcribe Bentham

Get involved and help us transcribe some of Bentham's unique and important manuscripts!

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Research tools

Research Tools

Consult images and metadata relating to Bentham's manuscripts, as well as subject bibliographies and lists of Bentham's neologisms.

Video and Audio

Video and Audio

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Funding Bodies

The Bentham Project is supported by:

The British Academy

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