Title page from The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 1

Part of: Works of Jeremy Bentham, 11 vols. The Works of Jeremy Bentham, vol. 1

An 11 volume collection of the works of Jeremy Bentham edited by the philosophic radical and political reformer John Bowring.

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Vol. 1 contains*Introduction To The Study Of The Works Of Jeremy Bentham; An Introduction To The Principles Of Morals And Legislation; Essay On The Promulgation Of Laws, And The Reasons Thereof; With Specimen Of A Penal Code; Essay On The Influence Of Time And Place In Matters Of Legislation; A Table Of The Springs Of Action; A Fragment On Government; Principles Of The Civil Code; Principles Of Penal Law. *

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Sinister interests, two in the same breast—lawyer’s interest and ruling statesman’s interest: lawyer’s interest, hostile to that of all suitors, and of all those who may have need to be so, that is to say—of all who are not lawyers. Ruling statesman’s interest, hostile to all subjects’ interest, in…