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Relating to or consistent with the philosophical system of utilitarianism proposed by the English philosopher and jurist Jeremy Bentham:‘the Benthamite calculus of pains and pleasures’
- ‘Neither could be considered a utilitarian in the Benthamite sense.’
- ‘Though abandoning the Benthamite system of beliefs, he failed to devise in its stead a coherent system of thought of his own.’
- ‘I decided to be guided by the old Benthamite principle of the greatest happiness of the greatest number.’
- ‘It was not until 1825 that Benthamite reformers founded the university.’
- ‘Two suppressed poems of this period oppose Benthamite reform.’
A person who supports the philosophical system of utilitarianism proposed by the English philosopher and jurist Jeremy Bentham:‘for the Benthamite a natural right was both false and meaningless’
- ‘The Benthamites opposed interference in the free market.’
- ‘I've always considered myself more a Benthamite than anything else.’
- ‘He's not a Benthamite.’
- ‘Benthamites believed that the poor had a right to relief.’
- ‘Besides the Benthamites, other forces had been mobilized.’
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