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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Sundaram Abbas Tyabji Ravishankar Vyas. Ple marked it as to-read Nov 11, He studied at Eton Collegeand graduated from the University of Cambridge in Want to Read saving….

It was Salt who first introduced Mohandas Gandhi to the influential works of Henry David Thoreauand influenced Gandhi’s study of vegetarianism. Salt engrossed himself in writing and began work on the pioneering Humanitarian League. He was vegetarianis noted ethical vegetariananti- vivisectionistsocialistand pacifistand was well known as a literary critic, biographer, classical scholar and naturalist.

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Liz Lynch marked it as to-read Aug 28, Retrieved from ” https: And hence the several particular freedoms deducible may fitly be called, as they commonly are called, his rights. Steven Colucci rated it really liked it Oct 10, Description Salt – A plea for vegetarianism, and other essays After Cambridge, Salt returned to Eton as an assistant schoolmaster to teach classics.

A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Broadview Press,p. About Henry Stephens Salt. Considered in Relation to Social Progressrather than focusing on improvements to animal welfare.

Publication date Topics Vegetarianism Publisher Manchester, Vegetarian Society Collection usdanationalagriculturallibrary; fedlink; americana Digitizing sponsor U. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Return to Book Page. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat Animal rights advocacy Founder of vegetarianim Humanitarian League.

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 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.

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Wikisource has original works written by or about: Trivia About A Plea for Vegeta Kylie marked it as to-read Jan 17, Semi-vegetarianism Macrobiotic diet Pescetarianism Vegetarian and vegan dog diet Vegetarian and vegan symbolism. Janine Warrington marked it as to-read Aug 10, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


During his lifetime Salt wrote almost 40 books. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Published by The Vegetarian Society.

Whoever admits that each man must have a certain restricted freedom, asserts that it is right he should have this restricted freedom Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Soumya Radhakrishnan marked it as to-read Feb 04, The book formed in summary form the Humanitarian League’s arraignment of blood-sports. 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.

I went in for all books available on vegetarianism and read them”. Digitized by the Internet Archive.