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Bentham’s Theory of the Modern State

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674432253

Publication Date: 01/01/1978

169 pages


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Short Forms of Citation and Guide to the Bowring Edition
  • Introduction
  • 1. A Utilitarian Code of Law: Ordinary or Extraordinary Legislation?
  • 2. A Social Psychology for Legislators
  • 3. Antilegal Ideologies
  • 4. Sovereignty and Law
  • 5. The Sovereign State
  • 6. Responsible Public Service
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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