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William Godwin
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The Enquirer: Reflections on Education, Manners and Literature, in a Series of Essays (1797 edition)
William Godwin
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Thoughts on man, his nature, productions, and discoveries: Interspersed with some particulars respecting the author (1831 edition)


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William Godwin
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Born: March 3, 1756

Died: April 7, 1836 (aged 80)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Writer, journalist, novelist

Bio: William Godwin was an English journalist, political philosopher and novelist. He is considered one of the first exponents of utilitarianism, and the first modern proponent of anarchism.

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