Jeremy Bentham

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Name: Jeremy Bentham
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

The Approximate Dollar Value of the Lives of Your Pets

In Slate today, David Grimm asks : How much money can we ethically spend to save our sick pets? An excellent question (for arguing)! Let's try to construct a rough list.Grimm tells of countless people spending thousands or tens of thousands of dollars ... [Published Gawker - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Transcribe Bentham project reaches 10,000th transcription

An experiment in ‘scholarly crowdsourcing’, which engages the public in the online transcription of papers written by the celebrated philosopher and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832), has published its 10,000th transcription this week.This is a significant ... [Published University College London - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

ASPCA and University of Florida partner on Veterinary Forensic Science

The question is not, “Can they 
reason?” nor, “Can they talk?” 
but rather, “Can they suffer?” –
 Jeremy Bentham (1748 –1832) British philosopher, jurist, and social reformer.Through financial support from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Panopticon style surveillance at Latitude

At Latitude festival this weekend the unrelenting heat was broken only by electric storms – a fitting backdrop to some powerful performances.Source: Steve MacleodThe relative contemplative Faraway Forest was a place for shelter and reflection and home ... [Published Design Week - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Greatest happiness to the greatest number

The utilitarian standard ... is not the agent’s own greatest happiness, but the greatest amount of happiness altogether, and if it may possibly be doubted whether a noble character is always the happier for its nobleness, there can be no doubt that it ... [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

The rule of rescue

Way back in 2008, I summarized a talk given by Brent James and included a comment he made: Much of the US system is based on the rapid response aspects of health care. In contrast to other countries, where the emphasis is on primary care, we spend ... [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

How capital captured politics

_ In May, an international trade agreement was signed that effectively serves as a kind of legal backbone for the restructuring of world markets. While the Trade in Services Agreement (Tisa) negotiations were not censored outright, they were barely mentioned ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

Adam Smith as Malthusian: "The Surplus Population": Wednesday Focus for July 9, 2014

Note that when Adam Smith says "seems at first sight", he is not signaling that he is about engaging in pointless contrarianism and about to reverse field and explain that a prosperous working class is an inconvenience rather than an advantage to society. ... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Assorted links

1. Bathroom breaks for Wimbledon (surprisingly complicated questions). 2. Eight-minute video on the cinema of Michael Bay . 3. The journalism of García Márquez . 4. Matt now has a blog-like entity on Vox . 5. How old were the Founding Fathers ... [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jul 05 2014 - Updated Jul 05 2014 - 1 reports

Volokh Conspiracy: Dissenting views on the Declaration of Independence

This would have been more timely if posted yesterday, but I was too busy celebrating Independence Day with such traditional activities as hiking, eating tacos, and watching Wayne’s World for the first time in my life. That said, as a follow-up to Randy’s ... [Published Washington Post - Jul 05 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Why were they taken seriously?

Our problems didn't start recently. There have been damaging currents of thought held by our intellectuals for quite some time. Case in point: Jeremy Bentham . From a piece in The Guardian we learn:...the maximisation of pleasure was the central aim ... [Published Oz Conservative - Jun 30 2014]
Entities: Jeremy Bentham, Sex
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jeremy Bentham on Sexual Irregularities

Faramerz Dabhoiwala at The Guardian: As he lay dying in the spring of 1832, the great philosopher Jeremy Bentham left detailed directions for the preservation of his corpse. First, it was to be publicly dissected in front of an invited audience. ... [Published 3quarksdaily - Jun 28 2014]

Quotes

Professor Philip Schofield, Director of the Bentham Project (UCL Laws), said: "reaching our 10,000th volunteer-produced transcription is a very considerable achievement. the total collection of bentham manuscripts stands at an estimated 100,000. a few years ago, it was thought that the collection would never be transcribed in its entirety due to the huge nature of the task - but it now looks like a distinct possibility."

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The Approximate Dollar Value of the Lives of Yo... [Published Gawker - 5 hours ago]
London area guide: Live fabulously in Fitzrovia [Published TNT Magazine - 8 hours ago]
Finding solace in philosophical Marxism [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 26 2014]
Transcribe Bentham project reaches 10,000th tra... [Published University College London - Jul 24 2014]
ASPCA and University of Florida partner on Vete... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 23 2014]
Netizen Report: Censorship and Social Media Sne... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Panopticon style surveillance at Latitude [Published Design Week - Jul 23 2014]
TRUE LIES [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 20 2014]
Greatest happiness to the greatest number [Published Sunday Observer - Jul 20 2014]
Toronto judge upbraided for errors, still on th... [Published Toronto Star Online - Jul 19 2014]
Should lifestyle choices affect access to trans... [Published Nursing Times - Jul 18 2014]
The Editors: Parametric Posters from MuirMcNeil [Published Design Observer - Jul 16 2014]
Tough times in North Dakota cattle capital [Published Grand Forks Herald - Jul 15 2014]
Magnus Hirschfeld: The Origins of the Gay Liber... [Published Monthly Review - Jul 14 2014]
Headline act [Published Journal of the Law Society of Scotland - Jul 14 2014]
Magnus Hirschfeld and the Struggle for Transfor... [Published Pop Matters - Jul 14 2014]
The rule of rescue [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jul 14 2014]
How capital captured politics [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 13 2014]
WorldViews: What the rise of ISIS means for oth... [Published Washington Post - Jul 10 2014]
Adam Smith as Malthusian: 'The Surplus Population' [Published Economist's View - Jul 09 2014]
Adam Smith as Malthusian: "The Surplus Populati... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 09 2014]
Adam Smith as Malthusian: "The Surplus Populati... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 09 2014]
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #212 [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 08 2014]
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #212 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
Counter-Intelligence: Spying Deters Democracy [Published Dissident Voice - Jul 07 2014]
Volokh Conspiracy: Dissenting views on the Decl... [Published Washington Post - Jul 05 2014]
Assorted links [Published Marginal Revolution - Jul 05 2014]
Why your pet might be mentally ill [Published New York Post - Jul 05 2014]
Literature and Liberty [Published LewRockwell.com - Jul 03 2014]
Achieving Quality Science And Maths Education [Published Spy Ghana - Jul 01 2014]
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The rule of rescue [Published Not Running a Hospital - Jul 14 2014]
Way back in 2008, I summarized a talk given by Brent James and included a comment he made: Much of the US system is based on the rapid response aspects of health care. In contrast to other countries, where the emphasis is on primary care, we spend ...
Adam Smith as Malthusian: 'The Surplus Population' [Published Economist's View - Jul 09 2014]
Brad DeLong quotes Adam Smith: Adam Smith as Malthusian: “The Surplus Population”, by Brad DeLong : ...Adam Smith: Smith: Wealth of Nations, Book I, Chapter 8 : “Is this improvement in the circumstances of the lower ranks of the people… …to be regarded ...
Adam Smith as Malthusian: "The Surplus Populati... [Published J. Bradford DeLong's Grasping Reality with All ... - Jul 09 2014]
Note that when Adam Smith says "seems at first sight", he is not signaling that he is about engaging in pointless contrarianism and about to reverse field and explain that a prosperous working class is an inconvenience rather than an advantage to society. ...
Adam Smith as Malthusian: "The Surplus Populati... [Published Brad DeLong - Jul 09 2014]
Note that when Adam Smith says "seems at first sight", he is not signaling that he is about engaging in pointless contrarianism and about to reverse field and explain that a prosperous working class is an inconvenience rather than an advantage to society. ...
The View From Your Window Contest: Winner #212 [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 08 2014]
A stumped veteran player writes: Zambia. I mean why not. You people are insane. A happier reader: I have no clue where this is, but I just wanted to say that I love the photo. One of my favorite VFYW photos ever. Thanks for posting. Can’t wait ...
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