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Christian Welzbacher

Christian Welzbacher is a German art historian, journalist, and translator.

Titles by This Author

On Jeremy Bentham, the Panopticon, and the Auto-Icon

Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) is best remembered today as the founder of utilitarianism (a philosophy infamously abused by the Victorians) and the conceiver of the Panopticon, the circular prison house in which all prisoners could be seen by an unseen observer—later seized upon by Michel Foucault as the apotheosis of the neoliberal control society.