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A study of the argumentative and persuasive techniques of John Stuart Mill.

Arnold Peter Woolfson

A study of the argumentative and persuasive techniques of John Stuart Mill.

by Arnold Peter Woolfson

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Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Toronto, 1961.

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Open LibraryOL19858827M

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John Stuart Mill. The oldest of nine children, John Stuart Mill was born on in north London. His father, James Mill, was a student of Jeremy Bentham, a radical utilitarian.

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