This work aims to contribute to the development of Enlightenment values concerning our responsibilites toward nature and other species. Preece's introduction offers an analysis of the historical context of Nicholson's thought, its relationship to previous and contemporary literature, and its influence. Preece's notes offer an elucidation of Nicholson's references, quotations and commentary. This examination of Nicholson's work, in conjunction with Preece's introduction and notes, allows the modern reader an insight into the ideas that occasioned the early 19th-century animal welfare legislation that promoted and protected the interests of non-human species.
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Descrizione libro EMP, Lewiston, New York, U.S.A., 1999. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: New. new excellent book. Codice libro della libreria 008103