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Joseph Butler
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Born in Wantage, Oxfordshire
Born on 18th of May 1692
Died on 16th of June 1752

Born 1692. Died 1752 - English moral philosopher and theologian.

Graduated from Oriel College, Oxford. Appointed preacher at Rolls Chapel. Became Bishop of Bristol, Dean of St Paulís and Bishop of Durham. Works included The Analogy of Religion (1736).

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