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A Fragment on Government

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Jeremy Bentham's A Fragment on Government is a critical response to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769). Bentham discusses the weaknesses of the British government as well as the faults within Blackstone's treatises. He argues for the principle of utility, to logically lead his readers to the idea that a legal code should seek the happiness of the largest amount of people. Bentham criticizes Blackstone's praise of common law in favor of a more equal social and legal order. JEREMY BENTHAM ...

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A Fragment on Government
2018, Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN-13: 9780343866075

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A Fragment on Government
2018, Franklin Classics Trade Press

ISBN-13: 9780343866068

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2018, Franklin Classics

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A Fragment on Government
2018, Franklin Classics

ISBN-13: 9780342974061

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A Fragment on Government
2016, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781355393443

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2016, Palala Press

ISBN-13: 9781359670052

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A Fragment on Government
2015, Andesite Press

ISBN-13: 9781296613808

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A Fragment on Government
2015, Andesite Press

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A Fragment on Government
2013, Hardpress Publishing

ISBN-13: 9781313548601

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A Fragment on Government
2012, Cosimo Classics

ISBN-13: 9781616407759

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A Fragment on Government
2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

ISBN-13: 9781171962472

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2010, Nabu Press, Charleston SC

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A Fragment on Government
2001, Lawbook Exchange

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