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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Henry S. Salt | A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays

Wikisource has original works written by or about: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. The son of a British army colonel, Salt was born in Naini Tal in India inbut returned with his family to England in while still an infant. Clark Alasdair Cochrane J. Pravin Kerai marked it as to-read Apr 03, It was Salt who first introduced Mohandas Gandhi to the influential works of Henry David Thoreauand influenced Gandhi’s study of vegetarianism.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Mohandas Gandhi, An Autobiography: After Cambridge, Salt returned to Eton as an assistant schoolmaster to teach classics. Henry Stephens Salt Food and drink documents. Kelly marked it as to-read Dec 25, Publication date Topics Vegetarianism Publisher Manchester, Vegetarian Society Collection usdanationalagriculturallibrary; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor U.


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

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Return to Book Page. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Broadview Press,p. 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 one—the assertion that animals, as well as men, though, of course, to a far less extent than men, are possessed of a pleea individuality, and, therefore, are in justice entitled to live their lives with a due measure of that ‘restricted freedom’ to which Herbert Spencer alludes.

Jason Boggs marked it as to-read Mar 01, Author Salt, Henry Stephens, Date metadata was last modified He also wrote, in On Cambrian and Cumbrian Hillsabout the need for nature conservation to protect the natural beauty of the British countryside from commercial vandalism.

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A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays

Open Preview See a Problem? Considered in Relation to Social ProgressSalt wrote that he wanted to “set the principle of animals’ rights on a consistent and intelligible footing, vegeyarianism to show that this principle underlies the various efforts of humanitarian reformers I went in for all books available on vegetarianism and read them”.

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Trivia About A Plea for Vegeta Barnard Rynn Berry T. If we are ever going to do justice to the lower races, we must get rid of the antiquated notion of a ‘great gulf’ fixed between them and mankind, and yenry recognize the common bond of humanity that unites all living beings in one universal brotherhood.

He was a noted ethical vegetariananti- vivisectionistsocialistand pacifistand was well bu as a literary critic, biographer, classical scholar and naturalist.

Henry Stephens Salt

Views View Edit History. Want to Read saving…. Tara Outman rated it really liked it Dec 19, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Timothy Wood marked it as to-read Jan 12, Nathan Winkler added it Sep 05, Alina marked it as to-read May 11, Liz Lynch hnery it as to-read Aug 28, Anand marked it as to-read Oct 27, Salt is credited with being the first writer to argue explicitly in favour of pla rightsin his Animals’ Rights: