The Ethics of Diet A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating

by Howard Williams

The Ethics of Diet A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating Synopsis

One hundred twenty-year-old classic in vegetarianism. A compendium of writings against flesh-eating by writers ranging from Plato to Schopenhauer, Ovid to Thoreau.

The Ethics of Diet A Catena of Authorities Deprecatory of the Practice of Flesh-Eating Press Reviews

Now we can join Gandhi and Tolstoy and nameless others who encountered this vigorous and invigorating book. Welcome to a company of radicals who believed we could and should stop eating non-human animals. They brought vegetarianism out of history and into the here and now. -- from the introduction

Book Information

ISBN: 9780252071300
Publication date: 15th October 2003
Author: Howard Williams
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Fitness & diet, Food & beverage technology, Ethics & moral philosophy,

About Howard Williams

Howard Williams is senior lecturer in archaeology at the University of Chester and author of Death & Memory in Early Medieval Britain.

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