cyril edwin mitchinson joad

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cyril edwin mitchinson joad

British philosopher, author, teacher, and radio personality. He was one of Britain's most colourful and controversial intellectual figures of the 1940s. A pacifist and an agnostic until the last years of his life, a champion of unpopular causes and a writer of popular philosophical works, he became widely known to the British public as an agile participant in the BBC "Brains Trust" program from 1941 to 1947.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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