Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad


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Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad (August 12, 1891 – April 9, 1953) was an English philosopher and broadcasting personality. He is most famous for his appearance on The Brains Trust, an extremely popular BBC Radio wartime discussion programme. He managed to popularise philosophy and became a celebrity, before his downfall in the Train Ticket Scandal of 1948. more »

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  • ''A good soul like a good body should be as unobtrusive as possible; in so far as it functions properly, it should not be noticed for good or for ill.''
    C.E.M. (Cyril Edwin Mitchinson) Joad (1891-1953), British author, academic. "Food and Women," ch. 2, The Book of Joad (1932).
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