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Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham ( /ˈbɛnθəm/; 15 February 1748 – 6 June 1832) was a British philosopher, jurist and social reformer. He is regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism.

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    The age we live in is a busy age; in which knowledge is rapidly advancing towards perfection.
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    The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
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