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Philip Schofield on Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon


Jeremy Bentham (1748 - 1832) left instructions that his body should be turned into a kind of relic-statue, an auto-icon, after his death. The result is now in University College London. Bentham expert Philip Schofield discusses this fascinating object, and why Bentham was so keen it should be made, in this episode of the Philosophy Sites podcast series.


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 15 February 2017  20m