TITLE

Vegetarianism - Part 1: A Philosophical and Historical Perspective

AUTHOR(S)
Null, Gary; Feldman, Martin
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Townsend Letter;Jul2011, Issue 336, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a historical and philosophical discussion of vegetarianism. The different kinds of vegetarian eaters are described, including vegans, lacto-vegetarians, pesco-vegetarians and pollo-vegetarians. Vegetarianism's connection with religious disciplines such as Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and the Seventh-Day Adventist Church is explored. Examples of historical persons and celebrities who were vegetarians are given, including the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, artist Leonardo da Vinci, and writer George Bernard Shaw.
ACCESSION #
62089512

 

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