Bentham Project


Bentham and Sexuality

  • Bentham, Jeremy, 'Offences Against One's Self', ed. Louis Crompton. First published in the 1978 summer and fall issues of Journal of Homosexuality, 3:4 (1978); 4:1 (1978).
  • Crompton, Louis Byron and Greek Love: Homophobia in 19th Century England (Berkeley, 1985).
  • Folbre, Nancy (1992) ‘“The Improper Arts”: Sex in Classical Political Economy’, Population and Development Review, 18:1, pp. 105-121.
  • Schofield, Philip ‘Jeremy Bentham on Taste, Sex, and Religion’, in X. Zhai and M. Quinn (eds), Bentham’s Theory of Law and Public Opinion (Cambridge University Press, 2014), pp. 90-118.
  • Waldschmidt, Stefan, ‘Bentham, Pater, and the Aesthetics of Utilitarian Sex’, Nineteenth Century Contexts, 38:5 (2016), pp. 365-375.