Journal of Bentham Studies

An open access journal publishing original research papers on the life and writings of the utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham.


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Journal of Bentham Studies

Edited by Tim Causer


About the journal

The Journal of Bentham Studies (JBS) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal, dedicated to the life and writings of the utilitarian philosopher, Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832). First published in 1997, the journal aims to provide a forum for debate and discussion on all aspects of Bentham studies and utilitarianism.

In additional to scholarly articles, the journal also includes book reviews, accounts of on-going research projects and short articles.


About the Editor

Tim Causer is Editor of the Journal of Bentham Studies and Senior Research Associate at the UCL Faculty of Laws. In addition to his current AHRC-funded project editing Bentham’s writings on convict transportation, the history of Australia, and colonialism, he also coordinated the Transcribe Bentham initiative between 2010 and 2015.



Journal Editorial Board


Dr Tim Causer, UCL, UK




Please see the journal homepage for further information on submission to the journal.

All submissions should be sent to the Editor. Please email your full manuscript, author CV, as well as a 300 word abstract to teh Editor at t.causer[at]

UCL Press journals do not at this time currently charge an Article-Processing Charge (APC). Authors of accepted papers will not be requested or required to make an APC payment before publication of their article.


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