Bentham Project


Books P-Z

  • Pellegrino, Gianfranco (2010) La Fabbrica della Felicità: Liberalismo, etica e psicologia in Jeremy Bentham (Liguori Editore).
  • Plant, Raymond (1991) Modern Political Thought (Oxford: Basil Blackwell): 138-47
  • Porta, Pier Luigi and Luigino Bruni, (eds.) (2007) Handbook on the Economics of Happiness(Northampton, MA, US: Edward Elgar Publishing)
  • Posner, Richard A. (2001) Frontiers of legal theory (Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press)
  • Posner, Richard A. (2005) "The Law and Economics Movement: From Bentham to Becker," in Francesco Parisi and Charles K. Rowley (eds.) The Origins of Law and Economics: Essays by the Founding Fathers (The Locke Institute series) (Cheltenham, U.K. and Northampton, MA: Elgar): 328-49
  • Postema, Gerald J. (1986) Bentham and the Common Law Tradition (Oxford: Clarendon Press); part reprinted in Postema (ed.) (2002) 2: 277-302.
  • Postema, Gerald, J. (2005) "Bentham's utilitarianism," in Henry West (ed.) The Blackwell Guide to Mill's Utilitarianism (Oxford: Blackwell)
  • Postema, Gerald, J. (2019) Utility, Publicity, and Law: Essays on Bentham's Moral and Legal Philosophy (Oxford)
  • Quinn, Malcolm (2013) Utilitarianism and the Art School in Nineteenth-Century Britain(Pickering & Chatto, 2013).
  • Ripoli, Mariangela (2001) Itinerari della felicità. La filosofia giuspolitica di Jeremy Bentham, James Mill, John Stuart Mill (Torino: Giappichelli)
  • Rodríguez Braun, Carlos (1989) La cuestíon colonial y la economia clásica: De Adam Smith y Jeremy Bentham a Karl Marx (Madrid: Alianza Editorial)
  • Rosen, Frederick (1990) Thinking About Liberty (London: University College London)
  • Rosen, Frederick (1992) Bentham, Byron, and Greece: Constitutionalism, Nationalism, and Early Liberal Political Thought (Oxford: Clarendon Press); part reprinted in Postema (ed.) (2002) 1: 391-405
  • Rosen, Frederick (1998) Ho hellenikos ethnikismos kai o Vretanikos philevkherismos / Greek Nationalism and British Liberalism (Athens: Kendro neoellikon eregnon ethnikou hydrynatos heregnon)
  • Rosen, Frederick (2003) Classical Utilitarianism from Hume to Mill (London and New York: Routledge)
  • Rosen, Frederick (2006) "Philosophical ideas in politics: Bentham, Blair and Beyond," 73rd Conway Memorial Lecture (South Place Ethical Society, London)
  • Rosen, Frederick (2007) "Jeremy Bentham's radicalism," in G. Burgess and M. Festenstein (eds.) English Radicalism 1550-1850 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press): 217-240
  • Rosen, Frederick (ed.) (2007) Jeremy Bentham (International Library of Essays in the History of Social and Political Thought, Aldershot: Ashgate)
  • Ross, Don (1999) What People Want: The Concept of Utility: From Bentham to Game Theory (Cape Town: University of Cape Town Press)
  • Rudan, Poala (2006) "Governare la felicità. Riflessioni sulla rinuncia al contratto originario nel pensiero politico di Jeremy Bentham," in S. Chignola and G. Duso (eds.) Storia dei concetti, Storia del pensiero politico (Saggi di ricerca) (Napoli: Editoriale scientifica): 63-117
  • Sanín Fonnegra, Javier, et al. (2002) Jeremías Bentham: el joven y el viejo radical, su presencia en el Rosario (Bogotá: Centro Editorial Universidad del Rosario).
  • Schauer, Frederick (2015) The Force of Law (Harvard University Press), Ch. 2 ‘Bentham’s Law’, pp. 11-22.
  • Schofield, Philip (2006) Utility and Democracy: The Political Thought of Jeremy Bentham (Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press)
  • Schofield, Philip (2009) Bentham: A Guide for the Perplexed (London: Continuum).
  • Schofield, Philip (2014) ‘Jeremy Bentham and James Mill’, in W.J. Mander (ed.) The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Nineteenth Century (Oxford University Press), pp. 347-64. 
  • Schultz, Bart (2017) The Happiness Philosophers: The Lives and Works of the Great Utilitarians (Princeton University Press), Ch. 2 ‘Jeremy Bentham’s Dream’, pp. 53-110.
  • Schultz, Bart and Georgios Varouxakis (eds.) (2005) Utilitarianism and Empire (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books)
  • Selth, J.P. (1997) Firm Heart and Capacious Mind: The Life and Friends of Étienne Dumont (Lanham, MD: University Press of America)
  • Semple, Janet (1993) Bentham's Prison: A Study of the Panopticon Penitentiary (Oxford: Clarendon Press)
  • Sharma S.K. and Sharma, Urmila (2003) Western Political Thought: From Bentham to Present Day (New Delhi: Atlantic)
  • Shaw, William H. (1999) Contemporary Ethics: Taking Account of Utilitarianism (Oxford: Blackwell)
  • Sigot, Nathalie (2001) Bentham et l'économie: Une histoire d'utilité (Paris: Economica)
  • Simha, André and Suzanne Simha (2005) Le bonheur: analyse de la notion, étude de textes (Aristote, Sénèque, Spinoza, Bentham, Nietzsche) (Paris: Armand Colin)
  • Singer, Peter (1993) Practical Ethics, 2nd ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press)
  • Skorupski, John (1993) English-Language Philosophy, 1750 to 1945 (Oxford: Oxford University Press): 25-31
  • Stanziani, Alessandro (2014) Bondage: Labor and Rights in Eurasia from the Sixteenth to the Early Twentieth Centuries (Berghahn Books), Ch. 2 ‘Poor Laws, Management and Labor, Control in Russia and Britain, or the History of the Bentham Brothers in Russia’, pp. 42-60.
  • Trincado, Estrella & Santos-Redondo, Manuel (2018) Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Utopia: The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen (Routledge)
  • Tusseau, Guillaume (ed.) (2019) Codification, religion et raisonnement pratique: sur les ambitions et les limites du paradigme benthamien (Institut Francophone pour la Justice et la Démocratie)
  • Tusseau, Guillaume (ed.) (2019) La déontologie publique: trajectorie et présence d'une notion ambigüe (Institut Francophone pour la Justice et la Démocratie)
  • Tusseau, Guillaume (2001) Jeremy Bentham et le droit constitutionnel: Une approche de l'utilitarisme juridique (Paris: L'Harmattan).
  • Tusseau, Guillaume (ed.) (2014) The Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham: Essays on “Of the limits of the penal branch of jurisprudence” (Routledge).
  • Twining, William (2000/1) Globalisation and Legal Theory (London: Butterworth, 2000; Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern University Press, 2001)
  • Twining, William (2002) The Great Juristic Bazaar: Jurists' Texts and Lawyers' Stories (Aldershot: Ashgate)
  • Varouxakis, George & Philp, Mark (eds.) Happiness and Utility: Essays Presented to Frederick Rosen (London: UCL Press)
  • Veillette, Claude (2005) Entre bonheur et liberté: commentaire sur l'éthique de Bentham, Mill et Kant (Montréal: Point de Fuite)
  • Viner, Jacob (1991) Essays on the Intellectual History of Economics ed. Douglas A. Irwin (Princeton & Oxford: Princeton University Press) (Previously pub. 1961)
  • Weibel, Peter (2002) Pleasure and the Panoptic Principle (Exhibition Catalogue) (Cambridge, MA, London, Karlsruhe, MIT Press)
  • Welzbacher, Christian (2018) The Radical Fool of Capitalism: Jeremy Bentham, the Panopticon, and the Auto-Icon (MIT Press).
  • Williams, G. L. (1994) "The early utilitarians: Bentham and James Mill," in C. L. Ten (ed.) Routledge History of Philosophy Volume VII - The Nineteenth Century (London; New York: Routledge)
  • Yelle, Robert A. (2005) "Bentham's Fictions: Canon and idolatry in the genealogy of law," Yale Journal of Law & the Humanities 17: 151-179
  • Youings, Joyce (ed.) (1993) Sir John Bowring, 1792-1872: Aspects of his Life and Career(Exeter: The Devonshire Association)
  • Zanuso, Francesca (1989) Utopia e utilità: saggio sul pensiero filosofico-giuridico di Jeremy Bentham (Padua)
  • Zhai, Xiaobo and Quinn, Michael (eds) Bentham’s Theory of Law and Public Opinion (Cambridge University Press, 2014).