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[mass noun] The philosophical system of utilitarianism proposed by the English philosopher and jurist Jeremy Bentham:‘the role of Benthamism in the evolution of 19th century policy’
- ‘His personal conversion to Benthamism heralded a hyperactive period in his life in many spheres.’
- ‘Perhaps he regarded the fundamental positions of Benthamism as too secure to need much elaboration.’
- ‘The work has never been bettered as a study of Benthamism.’
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