Jeremy Bentham

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Name: Jeremy Bentham
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

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BRITISH philosopher Jeremy Bentham once said, "The question is not, 'can they reason?' nor, 'can they talk?' but rather, 'can they suffer?' BRITISH philosopher Jeremy Bentham once said, "The question is not, 'can they reason?' nor, 'can they talk?' but ... [Published Southern Highland News - 21 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 2 reports

Recruiting Thugs for the Police State in New Mexico

Sir Robert Peel is considered the father of modern policing. He was influenced by the legal philosophy of Jeremy Bentham. Bentham called for a centralized and politically neutral police force for the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 2 reports

How We See Our Overseers

In a study of how news media talks about surveillance, PEN found evidence of “rich thematic diversity in the types of metaphors that are used, but … also a failure of imagination in using literature to describe surveillance”:[S]cholars  and activists ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Scientific management and the enduring love of the open plan office

There are many reasons why organisations like open plan offices. When it comes to making the business case for them however, firms prefer to talk about some more than others. So while they prefer to focus on the argument in terms of how openness can foster ... [Published Office Insight - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Ethics and Healthcare

/ Ethics is a branch of philosophy that deals with morals and the difference between right and wrong, good and bad, vice and virtue. Moral concepts emanating from this philosophy can be grouped into 5 major ethical theories. One of the most influential ... [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Escape tale of first Australia convicts revealed in full

The only first-hand account of the most famous escape from Britain’s fledging Australian penal colony was published in full on Friday for the first time, exactly 223 years on.The tale of William and Mary Bryant’s escape from the first penal settlement ... [Published Intellasia.net - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 3 reports

Gloomy Terrors or the Most Intense Pleasure?

Via Andrew Sullivan , Philip Schofield discusses Jeremy Bentham's writings on religion and sex, over at the Oxford University Press blog: In 1814, just two hundred years ago, the radical philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) began to write on ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Yes but what would JS Mill say?

WHEN George Brandis thundered in the Senate recently that people have a right to be bigoted, he may have been just stating, however indelicately, the obvious.But what the Attorney-General said immediately afterwards received less media coverage. Responding ... [Published The Australian - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 31 2014 - Updated Mar 31 2014 - 1 reports

The On-going Debate on Euthanasia

The debate as to whether end of life can be imposed by another person is on-going, with constant reminders in the media arguing both sides of this very sensitive issue. But even looking at the issue from an on the fence point of view, how can the government ... [Published Your Local Guardian - Mar 31 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 3 reports

Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts

The most well-known escape of prisoners transported from England to Australia in the 18 th Century has been brought to life, thanks to handwritten accounts by the convicts unearthed in the collections of the philosopher Jeremy Bentham at UCL and now published ... [Published University College London - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 2 reports

Podcast: Measuring the Pursuit of Happiness, with Carol Graham

"Happiness." "Contentment." "Subjective well-being." Can we measure how happy people are and if so, what can we do with this information? In this podcast, Carol Graham , the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow and author of The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy ... [Published Brookings Institution - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Leading Australian litigation funder enters UK

Walker: potential to build a high-quality litigation funding businessLeading listed Australian litigation funder Bentham IMF is finally to enter the UK after sealing a joint venture with US hedge funds.The joint venture will be based in London with the ... [Published Litigation Futures - Mar 26 2014]

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BRITISH philosopher Jeremy Bentham once said, "the question is not, 'can they reason?' nor, 'can they talk?' but rather, 'can they suffer?' british philosopher jeremy bentham once said, "the question is not, 'can they reason?' nor, 'can they talk?' but rather, 'can they suffer?' when we think about farms and farm animals, we generally think of green pastures and open spaces; however, the reality has become starkly different for millions of pigs and chickens each year."

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Show support with action [Published Southern Highland News - 21 hours ago]
Recruiting Thugs for the Police State in New Me... [Published Big News Network - Apr 21 2014]
Recruiting Thugs for the Police State [Published RINF.com - Apr 21 2014]
Scarcity, Monopoly, and Intellectual Property [Published Mises.org - Apr 18 2014]
Keir Hardie and the Labour Party of today [Published Green (Living) Review - Apr 15 2014]
How We See Our Overseers [Published Atlantic Monthly - Apr 14 2014]
How We See Our Overseers [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 14 2014]
Happiness and Its Discontents [Published Gnom.es - Apr 14 2014]
Lessons from History on the SeaWorld Debate [Published Voice of San Diego - Apr 09 2014]
Scientific management and the enduring love of ... [Published Office Insight - Apr 08 2014]
Ethics and Healthcare [Published Individual.com - Apr 03 2014]
I'd question Modi on Gujarat – why doesn't Cong... [Published Times of India - Apr 01 2014]
Escape tale of first Australia convicts reveale... [Published Intellasia.net - Apr 01 2014]
Gloomy Terrors or the Most Intense Pleasure? [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 01 2014]
Yes but what would JS Mill say? [Published The Australian - Apr 01 2014]
The On-going Debate on Euthanasia [Published Your Local Guardian - Mar 31 2014]
An Early Defense Of Sexual Liberty [Published Atlantic Monthly - Mar 31 2014]
An Early Defense Of Sexual Liberty [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 31 2014]
Seven-storey cancer treatment centre on former ... [Published West End Extra - Mar 28 2014]
Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts [Published University College London - Mar 28 2014]
Podcast: Measuring the Pursuit of Happiness, wi... [Published Brookings Institution - Mar 28 2014]
28.03 - Jeremy Bentham and the escaped convicts... [Published MyScience - Mar 28 2014]
Podcast: Measuring the Pursuit of Happiness, wi... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Mar 28 2014]
The Game of Wrong, and Moral Psychology [Published Crooked Timber - Mar 28 2014]
Escape tale of first Australia convicts reveale... [Published West Australian - Mar 28 2014]
What happiness conceals [Published Aeon Magazine - Mar 27 2014]
Leading Australian litigation funder enters UK [Published Litigation Futures - Mar 26 2014]
Shell marks United Nations World Water Day [Published Business Recorder - Mar 25 2014]
Your Corner Shop Sucks at Spying On You [Published Vice UK - Mar 24 2014]
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Keir Hardie and the Labour Party of today [Published Green (Living) Review - Apr 15 2014]
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Keir Hardie was a socialist of the old school and founder of the Labour Party, however not of the kind that we know today and this can be seen from address of his below. “I shall not weary you by repeating the ...
How We See Our Overseers [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Apr 14 2014]
In a study of how news media talks about surveillance, PEN found evidence of “rich thematic diversity in the types of metaphors that are used, but … also a failure of imagination in using literature to describe surveillance”: [S]cholars  and ...
Gloomy Terrors or the Most Intense Pleasure? [Published 3quarksdaily - Apr 01 2014]
Via Andrew Sullivan , Philip Schofield discusses Jeremy Bentham's writings on religion and sex, over at the Oxford University Press blog: In 1814, just two hundred years ago, the radical philosopher Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) began to write on ...
An Early Defense Of Sexual Liberty [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Mar 31 2014]
Jeremy Bentham’s collected writings on religion and sex have recently been published for the first time. Bentham argued for a perspective on sexual morality that was, to say the least, unusual for his era: Bentham’s point was that, given that sexual ...
Podcast: Measuring the Pursuit of Happiness, wi... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Mar 28 2014]
"Happiness." "Contentment." "Subjective well-being." Can we measure how happy people are and if so, what can we do with this information? In this podcast, Carol Graham , the Leo Pasvolsky Senior Fellow and author of The Pursuit of Happiness: An Economy ...
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