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NOTE BY THE EDITOR. - Jeremy Bentham, The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 8 (Chrestomathia, Essays on Logic and Grammar, Tracts on Poor Laws, Tracts on Spanish Affairs) 
The Works of Jeremy Bentham, published under the Superintendence of his Executor, John Bowring (Edinburgh: William Tait, 1838-1843). In 11 vols. Volume 8.
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- Errata—vol. VIII.
- Chrestomathia: Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the Design of an Institution, Proposed to Be Set On Foot Under the Name of the Chrestomathic Day School, Or Chrestomathic School, For the Extension of the New System of Instruction to the High
- Introduction By the Editor.
- First Preface to the First Edition.
- Second Preface to the First Edition.
- Chrestomathic (a) Instruction Tables. Table I.
- Chrestomathic Instruction Tables. Table II.
- Appendix. No. I.
- Appendix.—no. II.
- Appendix.—no. III.
- Appendix.—no. IV.: Essay On Nomenclature and Classification. *
- Appendix.—no. V.: Sources of Motion.
- Appendix.—no. VI.
- Appendix.—no. VII.
- Appendix.—no. VIII.
- Appendix No. IX.
- A Fragment On Ontology; Now First Published, From the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham.
- Note By the Editor.
- Chapter I.: Classification of Entities.
- Chapter II.: Fictitious Entities Classified.
- Essay On Logic: Now First Published, From the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham.
- Note By the Editor.
- Chapter I.: Logic—what ?
- Chapter II.: Logic, Its Characteristics.
- Chapter III.: Præcognita: Or, Preliminary and General Indications Concerning Logic, According to the Aristotelians.
- Chapter IV.: Of Aristotle’s Predicaments and Postpredicaments.
- Chapter V. *: Mode of Discussion.
- Chapter VI.: Relation of Logic to the Business of Human Life In General, and Therein to Arts and Sciences, I. E. to Disciplines.
- Chapter VII.: Clearness In Discourse, How to Produce It? and Hence of Exposition.
- Chapter VIII.: Of Division.
- Chapter IX.: Of Methodization, Otherwise Termed Arrangement. † ‡
- Chapter X.: Of the Art of Invention.
- Appendix.—a.: Phenomena of the Human Mind.
- Appendix B. Division of Art and Science. †
- Essay On Language; Now First Published, From the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham.
- Note By the Editor.
- Chapter I.: Modes Or Forms of Which Discourse Or Language Has Been Found Susceptible, Viz. Audible, Visible, and Their Respective Substitutes.
- Chapter II.: Uses of Language.
- Chapter III.: Operations Which, In the Character of an Art, Are Performable In Relation to Discourse, Or Language In General.
- Chapter IV.: Properties Desirable In a Language.
- Chapter V.: Of Improvement Considered As Applicable to Language, Or the Means By Which, In So Far As the Particular Language Employed By an Individual Admits of the Possession of Them, the Properties Desirable In Language May, On Each Occasion, Be Secured
- Chapter VI.: Analytical View of the Matter of Thought and Internal Action; Correspondent View of the Matter of Language.
- Fragments On Universal Grammar; Now First Published, From the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham.
- Chapter I.: Definitions.
- Chapter II.: Uses of Universal Grammar.
- Chapter III.: Of the Parts of Speech.
- Chapter IV.: Of the Noun-substantive.
- Chapter V.: Of the Adjective.
- Chapter VI.: Of Pronouns. *
- Chapter VII.: Of Verbs.
- Chapter VIII.: Of Government and Concord.
- Chapter IX.: Of Prepositions, Adverbs, and Conjunctions.
- Chapter X.: Of Interjections.
- Tracts On Poor Laws and Pauper Management.
- Note By the Editor On the Tracts On Poor Laws.
- Situation and Relief of the Poor.
- Observations On the Pauper Population Table Hereunto Annexed.
- Outline of the Non-adult Value Table.
- Outline of a Work Entitled Pauper Management Improved.
- Book I.: Political Arrangements.
- Book II.: Plan of Management.
- Book III.: Collateral Benefits.
- Book IV.: Pauper Comforts.
- Observations On the Poor Bill. Introduced By the Rt. Hon. William Pitt (feb, 1797). : Chapter I. Introduction
- Chapter II.: 1. Under-ability, Or Supplemental-wages Clause.
- Chapter III.: 2. Family-relief, Or Extra-children Clause.
- Chapter IV.: 3. Cow-money Clause.
- Chapter V.: 4. Relief-extension, Or Opulence-relief Clause.
- Chapter VI.: 5. Apprenticeship Clause.
- Three Tracts Relative to Spanish and Portuguese Affairs; With a Continual Eye to English Ones.
- Advertisement For Tract the First and Second; of This Second * Publication, Namely, On the Then Proposed Spanish House of Lords. ( Anno 1820.)
- Tract, No. I.: Letter to the Spanish Nation On a Then ( Anno 1820) Proposed House of Lords.
- Advertisement to Tract the Second.
- Tract, No. II.: Observations On Judge Advocate Hermosa’s Panegyric On Judicial Delays; On the Occasion of the Impunity As Yet Given By Him to the Loyal Authors of the Cadiz Massacre, a Counterpart to the Manchester Massacre; Explaining, Moreover, the Effe
- Advertisement to Tract the Third.
- Tract, No. III.: Letter to the Portuguese Nation, On Antiquated Constitutions; On the Spanish Constitution Considered As a Whole, and On Certain Defects Observable In It; In Particular, the Immutability-enacting, Or Infallibility-assuming, the Non-re-elig
- Letters to Count Toreno, On the Proposed Penal Code, Delivered In By the Legislation Committee of the Spanish Cortes, April 25th, 1821.
- Letter I.
- Letter II.: On the Course Taken By the Legislative Committee, to Prevent, Otherwise Than By Punishment Eo Nomine, the Free Examination of Their Proposed Penal Code.
- Letter III.
- Letter IV.
- Letter V.
- Letter VI.
- Letter VII.
- Supplemental Advertisement.
- Securities Against Misrule, Adapted to a Mahommedan State, and Prepared With Particular Reference to Tripoli In Barbary.
- Note By the Editor.
- Chapter I.: Preliminary Explanations.
- Chapter II.: Public Opinion the Sole Remedy—parallel Between the Public-opinion Tribunal and the Official Judicatories.
- Chapter III.: Notification and Publication In Reference to Securities.
- Chap. IV.: The Securities In Detail.
- Part I.: Securities In Favour of the Nation Considered In the Aggregate.
- Part II.: Securities In Favour of Individuals.
- Chapter V.: Hopes of Success For Any Project Having Such Securities For Its End.
NOTE BY THE EDITOR.
Logic, according to the acceptation in which the Author seems to view the term, evidently embraces a far wider range of subjects than can come under the general notion entertained of it,—as a formal science, having cognizance of the laws of thought to the exclusion of its matter. Of the extent of field which the author intended to embrace, in a treatise on the subject—supposing him to have completed such a work according to his original conception of it—some idea may be formed from a perusal of Chapter I. The traces of an intention to fill up this great project in all its particulars, may be found in several of the works published as separate essays—those on Language and Grammar, for instance—where the word “Logic” is written on the margin of the original MS., in company with the more immediate subject of discussion; as if it had been in the Author’s view, after having severally completed these departments, to unite the whole into a complete system of Psychology. The work which immediately follows is thus far from being complete. It, in short, consists merely of those parts of the scattered materials which were most homogeneous, and had the most direct bearing on Logic, as the Author has defined it (the art which has for its object the giving direction to the mind in pursuit of its purposes) independently, on the one hand, of that examination of the powers of the human mind on which it might be founded; and, on the other, of its application to the various purposes to which it may be used. In some places, a system of arrangement had been adopted by the Author; as to others, there was internal evidence of the order he intended. On some occasions, however, there were no means of discovering the order intended to be followed, and an arrangement purely empirical was of necessity adopted. From the dates marked on the MSS., the Author seems to have devoted himself to his psychological works at four distinct periods: in 1811, from 1814 to 1816, in 1826, and so lately as 1831. It was not his practice in resuming a subject, to revise what he had already written, for the purpose of connecting with it the additions he might make. To this circumstance must be attributed many of the abrupt transitions, and the occasional repetitions which the reader may encounter. With regard to the writers whose works were the received authorities on the subject of Logic at the time when he wrote, it was evidently far from the Author’s wish to give an exposition or a criticism on their method of treating the subject, or even to profess any general acquaintance with logical literature. His object was simply to give the world the results of his own ratiocination on the subject of Logic, according to the meaning he attached to the word. There are a few criticisms on the Aristotelian system, which the reader must keep in view are made on the version of Sanderson only, and do not profess to embody any direct exposition of Aristotle’s system.
Part of the riches of these MSS. have already been given to the world in the “Outline of a New System of Logic, with a Critical Examination of Dr Whateley’s Elements of Logic,” by George Bentham, Esq., the nephew of the Philosopher. It was Bentham’s wish that his Psychological works should be edited by his nephew; and from the attention he has paid to the subject, it is to be regretted that circumstances interfered to prevent that gentleman from complying with the request.