He next studied physics and ethics—the former under the celebrated beccaria, but not a single definition remained in his head.
beccaria's treatise upon crimes and punishments had appeared in 1764, and had excited the applause of Europe.
beccaria, in the preface to his essay, speaks of la massima felicità divisa nel maggior numero.
Montesquieu and beccaria had spoken in general terms of the desirable qualities of punishment.
By the way, I have just heard anPg 301 anecdote of beccaria, who published such admirable things against the punishment of death.
Later on he gained fame by his Greek translation of beccaria's work on crimes and their punishments.
Bentham himself attributes the authorship of the phrase to beccaria or Priestley.
Italy gave inspiration and support in the books of beccaria and Burlamaqui on the essential principles of liberty.
beccaria was an Italian publicist (1738-94) who worked for the reform of the penal law.
They stand with Grotius, Thomasius, and beccaria—the men who in modern times have done most to prevent unmerited sorrow.