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Tag Archives: Monty Python

Trouble at t’Mill

The curious life of John Stuart Mill, philosopher . When JS Mill was born, his father, James, challenged a friend to ‘race with you in the education of… the most accomplished and virtuous young man.’ That other child has not gone down in history – but he may well have dodged a serious bullet. Learning [...]

Fools’ Charter

A trip to see all four surviving originals of the Magna Carta. – For The Spectator