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Author Campos Boralevi, Lea, 1953-

Title Bentham and the oppressed / by Lea Campos Boralevi
Published Berlin ; New York : W. de Gruyter, 1984
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)
Series Series C--Political and social sciences ; 1
Series C--Political and social sciences ; 1
Contents ""Foreword""; ""Acknowledgements""; ""Table of Contents""; ""1. Introduction""; ""2. Women""; ""Bentham�s Censorial Critique of Anti-feministic Prejudices""; ""Equal Consideration""; ""Proposals for the Emancipation of Women""; ""Compensatory Discrimination and the Right to be Different""; ""The Role of Bentham in the History of Feminism""; ""The Bentham-Child Stereotype""; ""3. Sexual Non-conformists""; ""Bentham�s Auto-censure""; ""Sexual Non-conformities and Homosexuality""; ""Sodom and Gomorrah""; ""Montesquieu�s Opinion""
""Bentham�s Approach to Political Economy""""The Influence of Time and Place""; ""7. Slaves""; ""Slavery in Bentham�s Introduction""; ""Slavery in the Civil Code""; ""Adam Smith and Siéy�s""; ""Bentham�s Ambiguous Attitude towards Slavery""; ""Slavery in the Colonies""; ""Slavery and Slave-Trade in Africa""; ""8. Animals""; ""9. Conclusion""; ""Oppression and Prejudice""; ""Tyranny of the Majority""; ""Oppression and Toleration""; ""Oppression and Liberty""; ""Oppression and Benevolence""; ""Oppression and Utilitarianism""; ""Appendix: Bentham�s Unpublished Manuscripts""; ""Women""
""Sexual Non-conformists""""Slaves""; ""Animals""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
""Voltaire�s Opinions and Bentham�s Earlier Views on Population""""Bentham�s Neo-Malthusianism""; ""Male Homosexuality and Women""; ""Causes of Oppression""; ""A Utilitarian Re-examination""; ""Advantages of Proposed Liberty""; ""Biographical Notes""; ""4. Jews""; ""Bentham�s Defence of Usury""; ""Religious Toleration""; ""Bentham�s Personal Attitude Towards the Jews""; ""5. The Indigent""; ""Charity and Utility""; ""Bentham and Malthus""; ""Bentham and Place""; ""6. Native People of the Colonies""; ""The Evolution of Bentham�s Political Thought""
Notes Includes indexes
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--European University Institute, 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 232-241)
Notes Print version record
Subject Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832 -- Political and social views.
Social problems.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 3110869837 (electronic bk.)
9783110869835 (electronic bk.)