'Mill's logic' (Punch cartoon)

This cartoon mocks John Stuart Mill's attempt to replace the term 'man' with 'person' in the second Reform Bill of 1867. Mill, a social reformer and MP, became known as a champion of women's rights. His proposal was greeted with laughter in the House of Commons, and defeated by 76 votes to 196.
PRO LIBRARY Punch, p.129 (30 March 1867)



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