The Book of Fallacies: 1824 Edition (Illustrated) by Jeremy Bentham

The Book of Fallacies: 1824 Edition (Illustrated)

byJeremy Bentham, Timeless Books: Editor

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Jeremy Bentham was a British philosopher, jurist, social reformer and the founder of modern utilitarianism. He is in the row with the greatest thinkers Adam Smith, John Stuart Mill, John Keynes, John Locke, and Alfred Marshall.  Their thoughts had strong influence on building the foundation of the United States and its endeavor of open society.

Jeremy Bentham invented the axiom of the greatest happiness of the greatest number. His writings emphasised the pursuit of happiness and freedom and became popular in the new republics of America and the other counties.

THE BOOK OF FALLACIES is one of the most important works by Jeremy Bentham with great relevance to modern political debate. In the book, Jeremy Bentham Identified and criticized around fifty fallacious arguments used by politicians in order to thwart measures of reform, He explained the sinister interests that lead to their employment of politicians and give a great deal of material in terms of the fallacies themselves and the illustrative matter. He pointed out in the book that the fallacies were not logical errors of the sort identified by Aristotle, but arguments used in political debate, in particular in the British Parliament, in order to prevent reform. Bentham hoped to place political debate on its only proper ground based on the principle of utility.

Jeremy Bentham’s work produced great influence on utilitarianism, philosophy, jurist, and economics. His influence has been felt in nearly every field of the humanities and social sciences.

This book is one of the most important ones about the deepest thoughts of political fallacious by Jeremy Bentham, one of the greatest thinkers of modern economics and philosophy on the planet.

 

 

Title:The Book of Fallacies: 1824 Edition (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:June 4, 2015Publisher:www.WealthOfNation.comLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990050753029

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