Journals Higher Education

The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham

Volume 6: January 1798 to December 1801

Edited by J. R. Dinwiddy

A Clarendon Press Publication

The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham

Much of Bentham's correspondence of this period is concerned with his persistent but eventually unsuccessful efforts to secure the implementation of his Panopticon penitentiary scheme. The letters also throw light on his work in other fields, especially public finance and the reform of the police.