Henry Stephens Salt was an English writer and campaigner for social reform in the fields of prisons, schools, economic institutions, and the treatment of animals. He was a noted ethical vegetarian, anti-vivisectionist, socialist, and pacifist, His first, A Plea for Vegetarianism () was published by the Vegetarian Society. A Plea for Vegetarianism, and Other Essays has 2 ratings and 0 reviews: Published by The Vegetarian Society. English: A plea for vegetarianism, and other essays. by Salt, Henry Stephens, Publication date Topics Vegetarianism Publisher Manchester.

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And hence the several particular freedoms deducible may fitly be called, as they commonly are called, his rights.

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Salt formed the Humanitarian League in Ankitha marked it as to-read Jul 02, Maithri Mohan marked it as to-read Nov 13, Even the leading advocates of animal rights seem to have shrunk from basing their claim on the only argument which can ultimately be held to be a really sufficient oneā€”the assertion that animals, as well as men, though, of course, to a far less extent than men, are possessed of a distinctive individuality, and, therefore, are in justice entitled to live their lives with a due measure of that ‘restricted freedom’ to which Herbert Spencer alludes.


Sonya Galvin marked it as to-read Oct 26, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Shriya marked it as to-read Nov 11, This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Four years later, inhe married the scholar Catherine Kate Leigh Joynes, the daughter of a fellow master at Eton.

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Salt is credited with being the first writer to argue explicitly in favour of animal rightsin his Animals’ Rights: Semi-vegetarianism Macrobiotic diet Pescetarianism Vegetarian and vegan dog diet Vegetarian and vegan symbolism. Views View Edit History. During his lifetime Salt wrote almost 40 books. Kylie marked it as to-read Jan 17, Abhimanyu marked it as to-read Sep 04, Seb marked it ny to-read Mar 13, I went in for all books available on vegetarianism and read them”.

A Plea for Vegetarianism, and Other Essays by Henry Stephens Salt

Summary [ edit ] Description Salt – A plea for vegetarianism, and other essays Description Salt – A plea for vegetarianism, and other essays It was Salt who first introduced Mohandas Gandhi to the influential works of Henry David Thoreauand influenced Gandhi’s study of vegetarianism.


Claire De Tht added it Sep 27, Considered in Relation to Social Progressrather than focusing on improvements to animal welfare. Retrieved from ” https: Public domain Public domain false false. He vegetariainsm a noted ethical vegetariananti- vivisectionistsocialistand pacifistand was well known as a literary critic, biographer, classical scholar and naturalist.

Keith Tester writes that, inSalt created an ” epistemological break,” by being the first writer to consider the issue of animal rights explicitly, as opposed to better animal welfare.

Henry Stephens Salt

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A plea for vegetarianism, and other essays

The book formed in summary form the Humanitarian League’s arraignment of blood-sports. Deepak Ddp marked it as to-read Jun 10, Salt’s book Plea for Vegetarianism whetted my appetite for dietetic studies. Billy Gee marked it as to-read Nov 30,