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Bentham's Theory of Legislation

Bentham's Theory of Legislation

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  • Author(s): Jeremy Bentham
  • Publisher: LexisNexis
  • Edition: 11 Ed Rp 2012
  • ISBN 13 9788180385551
  • Approx. Pages 295 + contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

Introduction by Upendra Baxi
Principles of Legislation
    I -    The Principle of Utility
    II -   The Ascetic Principle
    III -  The Arbitrary Principle; or, the Principle of Sympathy and Antipathy
    IV -  Operation of these Principles upon Legislation
    V -   Further Explanations—Objections Answered
    VI -  The Different Kinds of Pleasures and Pains
    VII - Pains and Pleasures Considered as Sanctions
    VIII -The Measure of Pleasures and Pains
    IX - Circumstances which affect Sensibility
    X -   Analysis of Political Good and Evil—How they are Diffused through Society
    XI - Reasons for Erecting Certain Acts into Offences
    XII - The Limits which Separate Morals from Legislation
    XIII - False Methods of Reasoning on the Subject of Legislation
Principles of the Civil Code
Introduction by Dumont
Part First - Objects of the Civil Law
    I - Rights and Obligations
    II - Ends of Civil Law
    III - Relations between these Ends
    IV - Laws Relatively to Subsistence
    V - Laws Relatively to Abundance
    VI - Pathological Propositions upon which the Good of Equality is founded
    VII - Of Security
    VIII - Of Property
    IX - Answer to an Objection
    X - Analysis of the Evils which result from Attacks upon Property
    XI - Opposition between Security and Equality
    XII - Means of Uniting Security and Equality
    XIII - Sacrifice of Security to Security
    XIV - Of some Cases liable to be contested
    XV - Examples of Attacks upon Security
    XVI - Forced Exchanges
    XVII - Power of the Laws over Expectation
Part Second - Distribution of Property
    I - Titles which Constitute Property
    II - Title by Consent
    III - Title by Succession
    IV - Testaments
    V - Rights to Services—Methods of Acquiring Them
    VI - Community of Goods, or Tenancy in Common—Its Inconveniences
    VII - Distribution of Loss
Part Third - Rights and Obligations Attached to Several Private Conditions
    I - Master and Servant
    II - Of Slavery
    III - Guardian and Ward
    IV - Father and Child
    V - Of Marriage
Principles of the Penal Code
Part First - Of Offences
    I - Classification of Offences
    II - Sub-Division of Offences
    III - Some Other Divisions
    IV - Evil of the Second Order
    V - Evil of the First Order
    VI - Of Intention
    VII - Position of the Delinquent; Its Effect on Alarm
    VIII - The Influence of Motives upon the Greatness of Alarm
    IX - Facility or Difficulty of Preventing Offences— Their Influence on Alarm
    X - Effect Produced upon Alarm by greater or less Facilities for Secrecy
    XI - Effect of the Delinquent's Character upon Alarm
    XII - Cases in which there is no Alarm
    XIII - Cases in which there is Greater Danger than Alarm
    XIV - Grounds of Justification
Part Second - Political Remedies against the Evil of Offences
    I - Subject of this Part
    II - Direct Means of Preventing Offences
    III - Of Chronic Offences
    IV - Suppressive Remedies, for Chronic Offences
    V - Observations' upon Martial Law
    VI - Nature of Satisfaction
    VII - Reasons on which the Necessity of Satisfaction is founded
    VIII - The Different Kinds of Satisfaction
    IX - The Quantity of Satisfaction
    X - The Certainty, of Satisfaction
    XI - Pecuniary Satisfaction
    XII - Restitution in Kind
    XIII - Attestatory Satisfaction
    XIV - Honorary Satisfaction
    XV - Remedies for Offences against Honour
    XVI - Vindictive Satisfaction
    XVII - Substitutive Satisfaction; or, Satisfaction at the Charge of a Third Party
    XVIII - Subsidiary Satisfaction at the Public Expense
Part Third - Of punishments
    I - Punishments which ought not to be inflicted
    II - Proportion between Offences and Punishments
    III - Of Prescription as Regards Punishments
    IV - Mistaken Punishments, or Punishments Misapplied
    V - Of Requiring Security for Good Behaviour
    VI - The Choice of Punishments
    VII - The Kinds of Punishments
    VIII - Justification of Variety in Punishments
    IX - Examination of some Common Punishments
    X - Of the Pardoning Power
Part Fourth - Indirect Means of Preventing Offences
    I - Means of taking away the Physical Power to do harm
    II - Prohibition of Acquiring Knowledge which may be turned to a Bad Purpose
    III - Indirect Means of Preventing the Wish to Commit Offences
    IV - To Change the Course of Dangerous Desires, and to Direct the Inclinations
           towards Amusements Conformable to the Public Interest
    V - To Satisfy Certain Desires without Injury, or with the Least Possible Injury
    VI - To Avoid Furnishing Encouragement to Crime
    VII - To Increase Responsibility in Proportion as Temptation Increases
    VIII - To Diminish the Sensibility to Temptation
    IX - To Strengthen the Impression of Punishments upon the Imagination
    X - To Facilitate Knowledge of the Fact of an Offence
    XI - To Prevent Offences by giving to many Persons an Interest to Prevent Them
    XII - To Facilitate the Means of Recognizing and Finding Individuals
    XIII - To Increase the Difficulty of Escape
    XIV - To Diminish the Uncertainty of Prosecutions and Punishments
    XV - To Prohibit Accessory Offences in order to Prevent the Principal Offence
    XVI - Cultivation of Benevolence
    XVII - Employment of the Motive of Honour, or the Popular Sanction
    XVIII - Employment of the Motive of Religion
    XIX - Use to be made of the Power of Instruction
    XX - Use to be made of the Power of Education
    XXI - General Precautions against Abuses of Authority
    XXII - Means of Diminishing the Bad Effects of Offences—General Result
              and Conclusion

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