Published Works of Jeremy Bentham

1. A Fragment on Government; being an examination of what is delivered, on the subject of Government in General in the introduction of Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries; with a preface, in which is given a critique on the work at large, anonymous (London, T. Payne, P. Elmsly & E. Brooke, 1776).

2. A View of the Hard-Labour Bill, Being an Abstract of a Pamphlet, Intituled, "Draught of a Bill, to Punish by Imprisonment and Hard-Labour, Certain Offenders' and to Establish Proper Places for their Reception." Interspersed with Observations Relative to the Subject of the Above Draught in Particular, and to Penal Jurisprudence in General (London, T. Payne, T.Cadell, P. Elmsley & E. Brooke, 1778).

3. Defense of Usury; Shewing the Impolicy of the Present Legal Restraints on the Terms of Pecuniary Bargains. In a Series of Letters to a Friend. To which is added a letter to Adam Smith, Esq. LL.D. on the Discouragements Opposed by the Above Restraints to the Progress of Inventive Industry (London, T. Payne, 1787; Philadelphia, Lang & Ustick, 1796).

4. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (London, T.Payne, 1789).

5. Draught of a New Plan for the Organization of the Judicial Establishment in France; Proposed as a succedaneum to the draught presented, for the same purpose, by the Committee of Constitution, to the National Assembly, December 21st, 1789 (London, 1790).

6. Essay on Political Tactics, (London, T. Payne, 1791).

7. "Panopticon": or, the Inspection-House; containing the idea of a new principle of construction applicable to any sort of establishment, in which persons of any description are to be kept under inspection; and in Particular to Penitentiary-houses, Prisons, Houses of industry, Workhouses, Poor Houses, Manufacturies, Madhouses, Lazarettos, Hospitals, and Schools; with a plan of management adopted to the principle; in a series of letters, written in the year 1787, from Crechoff in White Russia, to a friend in England (1 volume, Dublin, Thomas Byrne, 1791; 2 volumes, London, T. Payne, 1791)

8. Panopticon: Postscript; Part I, Containing further particulars and alterations relative to the plan of construction originally proposed; principally adapted to the purpose of a panopicon penitentiary-house (London, T. Payne, 1791).

9. Panopticon: Postscript; Part II: Containing a plan of management for a panopticon penitentiary-house (London, T. Payne, 1791).

10. J.B. to the National Convention of France (London, R. Heward, 1793).

11. A Protest against Law Taxes (Dublin, 1793); republished with Supply without Burthen; or Escheat Vice Taxation (London, J. Debrett, 1795).

12. Management of the Poor, (Dublin, Moore, 1796).

13. Letters to Lord Pelham, Giving a Comparative View of the System of Penal Colonization in New South Wales (London, Wilkes & Taylor, 1802).

14. Traités de legislation civile et pénale, 3 volumes, translated by Etienne Dumont (Partis: Boussange, Masson & Besson, 1802); first published in English as Theory of Legislation, 1 volume, translated by Richard Hildreth, (London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1864).

15. A Plea for the Constitution (London, Mawman, Hatcher, 1803).

16. Scotch Reform; Considered with reference to the plan, proposed in the late Parliament, for the regulation of the courts, and the administration of justice in Scotland... In a series of Letters, Addressed to the Right Hon. Lord Grenville (London, J. Ridgway, 1808).

17. Théorie des peines et des récompenses, 2 volumes, translated by Dumont (London, B. Dulau, 1811); first published in English as the Rationale of Reward, translated and edited by Richard Smith (London, J. & H. Hunt, 1825) and The Rationale of Punishment, translated and edited by Smith (R. Heward, 1830).

18. Panopticon versus New South Wales; or, The Panopticon Penitentiary System and the Penal Colonization System Compared, Containing 1. Two Letters to Lord Pelham. 2. Plea for the Constitution, anno 1803, printed, now first published (London, 1812).

19. Pauper Management Improved; Particularly by Means of an Application of the Panopticon Principle of Construction, Anno 1797, first published in Young's Annals of Agriculture; now first published separately (London, R. Baldwin & J. Ridgway, 1812).

20. Tactiques de assemblée legislatives, suivi d'un traité des sophismes politiques, 2 volumes, translated by Dumont (Geneva & Paris; J.J. Paschaud, 1816).

21. Chrestomathia, being a collection of papers, explanatory of the design of an institution, proposed to be set on foot, under the name of the Chrestomathic Day School, or Chrestomathic School, for the extension of the new system of instruction to the higher brances of learning, for the use of the middling and higher ranks of life, 2 parts (London, Payne & Foss & J. Ridgway, part 1 1817, part 2, 1817).

22. A Table of the springs of Action, Shewing the Several Species of Pleasures and Pains, of which Man's Nature is Susceptible (London, R. & A. Taylor, 1817).

23. "Swear Not at All"; Containing an Exposure of the Needlessness and Mischievousness, as well as Anti-Christianity of the Ceremony of an Oath (London, R. Hunter, 1817).

24. Papers relative to Codification and Public Instruction; including Correspondence with the Russian Emperor, and divers constituted authorities in the American United States (London, J. M'Creery, 1817).

25. Supplement to Papers on Codification (London, J. M'Creery, 1817).

26. Plan of Parliamentary Reform, in the Form of a Catechism, with reasons for each Article, with an Introdution, shewing the necessity fo radical, and the inadequacy of moderate reform (London, R. Hunter, 1817).

27. Church of Englandism and its Catechism Examined (London, E. Wilson, 1818).

28. Bentham's Radical Reform Bill (London, E. Wilson, 1819)

29. The King against Edmonds and Others: Set down for the trial, at Warwick, on the 29th of March, 1820. Brief Remarks tending to show the untenability of this indictment (London, J. M'Creery, 1820).

30. The King against Sir Charles Wolseley, Baronet, and Joseph Harrison, Schoolmaster; Set down for trial at Chester on the 4th of April, 1920. Brief remarks tending to show the untenability of this indictment (London, J. M'Creery, 1920).

31. Observations on the Restrictive and Prohibitory Commercial System, edited by John Bowring (London, E. Wilson, 1821).

32. The Elements of the Art of Packing, as Applied to Special Juries, particularly in cases of Libel Law (London, E. Wilson, 1821).

33. Three Tracts Relative to Spanish and Portuguese Affairs; With a continual eye to English ones (London, W. Hone, 1821).

34. On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussions (London, W. Hone, 1821).

35. An Analysis of the Influence of Natural Religion on the Temporal Happiness of Mankind, as Philip Beauchamp, edited by George Grote (London, R. Carlile, 1822).

36. Letters to Count Toreno on the Proposed Penal Code (London, E. Wilson, 1822).

37. Codification Proposal, Addressed by Jeremy Bentham to All Nations Professing Liberal Opinions (London, J. M'Creery, 1822).

38. Truth Versus Ashurst; or Law As it Is, Contrasted with What It is Said to Be (London, T. Moses, 1823).

39. Leading Principles of a Constitutional Code for Any State (London, A. Valpy, 1823).

40. Traité des preuves judiciares, ouvrage extrait des manuscrits de Jérémie Bentham, 2 volumes, translated by Dumont (Paris, Bossages fréres, 1823); first published in English as A Treatise on Judicial Evidence, Extracted from the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, Esq. by M. Dumont, 1 volume (London, Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 1825).

41. Not Paul, but Jesus, as Gamaliel Smith (London, John Hunt, 1823).

42. The Book of Fallacies, from the unfinished papers of Jeremy Bentham, edited by Peregrine Bingham (London, J. & H.L. Hunt, 1824); republished as Bentham's Handbook of Political Fallacies (Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1952).

43. The Rationale of Reward (London, J. & H.L. Hunt, 1825).

44. Observations on Mr Secretary Peel's House of Commons Speech, 21st March, 1825 (London, J. & H.W. Hunt, 1825).

45. Indications Respecting Lord Eldon (London, J. & H.W. Hunt, 1825).

46. Extract from the Proposed Constitutional Code, Entitled Official Aptitude Maximised, Expense Minimised (London, 1826).

47. The Rationale of Judicial Evidence, Specially Applied to English Practice, 5 volumes, edited by John Stuart Mill (London, Hunt & Clarke, 1827).

48. Justice and Codification Petitions (London, R. Heward, 1829).

49. Constitutional Code for use of all nations and governments professing Liberal opinions, vol 1, (London, R. Heward, 1830).

50. Official Aptitude Maximised, Expense Minimised, as shown in the several papers in this volume (London, R. Heward, 1830).

51. Emanicipate Your Colonies! Addressed to the National Convention of France, 2° 1793 (London, R. Heward, 1830).

52. Equity Dispatch Court Proposal (London, R. Heward, 1830).

53. Jeremy Bentham to his Fellow-Citizens of France on Houses of Peers and Senates (London, R. Heward, 1830).

54. Jeremy Bentham to his Fellow-Citizens of France, on Death Punishment (London, R. Heward, 1831).

55. Lord Brougham Displayed; including I. Boa Constrictor... II. Observations on the Bankruptcy Court Bill, now ripened into an Act. III. Extracts from Proposed Constitutional Code (London, R. Heward, 1832).

56. Deontology: or, the Science of Morality, 2 volumes, edited by John Bowring (London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green & Longman, 1834).

57. The Works of Jeremy Bentham, Published under the Supervision of His Executor, John Bowring, 11 volumes (Edinburgh, W. Tait, 1838-1843).

58. A Comment on the Commentaries; a criticism of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England, edited by Charles Warren Everett (Oxford, Claredon Press, 1928).

59. Bentham's Theory of Fictions, edited by C.K. Ogden (London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trübner, 1932).

60. The Limits of Jurisprudence Defined, edited by Everett (New York, Columbia University Press, 1945).

61. Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings, 3 volumes, edited by W. Stark (London, Allen & Unwin, 1952).

62. The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, edited by J.H. Burns, J.R. Dinwiddy, and F. Rosen (volumes 1-5, London, Athlone Press, 1968-1981; volumes 6- , Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1984- ).