Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays

by Henry S. Salt (Author)

A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays by Henry S. Salt
Title:A Plea for Vegetarianism and Other Essays
Published:1886
Publisher:Vegetarian Society, Manchester
Edition:First Edition
Pages:115
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Contents

Nine essays giving insight into reactions to vegetarians, with suggestions how vegetarians should respond.

(1) "A Plea for Vegetarianism," 7-20. The essay, picked up by Mahatma Gandhi in a vegetarian restaurant in London, had a profound influence on him.
(2) "Morality in Diet," 21-3.
(3) "Good Taste in Diet," 31-9.
(4) "Some Results of Food Reform," 40-7.
(5) "Medical Men and Food Reform," 48-55.
(6) "Sir Henry Thompson on Diet," 56-72.
(7) "On Certain Fallacies," 73-91.
(8) "The Philosophy of Cannibalism," 102-110.
(9) "Vegetarianism and Social Reforms," 111-15.