Izvestiya of Saratov University.
ISSN 1994-2540 (Print)
ISSN 2542-1956 (Online)

principle of common good

The Criminal Ideas of Cesare Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham

The article presents a comparative overview of criminal in doctrines of such thinkers in the XVIII–XIX centuries as Cesare Beccaria and Jeremy Bentham. The author revealed the general and especial aspects in their views of crime, the right to punish, preventive criminal acts. These views have been researched from the utilitarian position in the doctrine of J. Bentham as well as humanitarian is C. Beccaria.