Sins of the Flesh: A History of Ethical Vegetarian Thought

Sins of the Flesh: A History of Ethical Vegetarian Thought

By: Rod Preece (author)Hardback

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Sins of the Flesh is a ground-breaking history of ethical vegetarianism that will appeal to all readers concerned with human-animal relations and the foundations of animal rights.

About Author

Rod Preece is a professor emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Contents

Introduction: Bill of Fare to the Feast: The Whats and Whys of Vegetarianism 1: The Human in Prehistory 2: Eastern Religions and Practice 3: Pythagoreanism 4: Greek Philosophy and Roman Imperium 5: Judaism and The Earlier Christian Heritage 6: Bogomils, Cathars, and the Later Medieval Mind 7: The Humanism of the Renaissance 8: The Cartesians and their Adversaries in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries 9: Preaching without Practising: From Mandeville and Pope to Goldsmith and Wagner 10: Militant Advocates: From Oswald and Ritson to Shelley, Phillips, and Gompertz 11: The Victorians, the Edwardians, and the Founding of the Vegetarian Society 12: Vegetarians and Vegans in the Twentieth Century 13: Vegetarianism in North America Postscript: Prospects

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780774815093
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 416
  • ID: 9780774815093
  • weight: 732
  • ISBN10: 0774815094

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