Percy Shelley


Shelley – a poet whom Marx considered ‘one of the advanced guard of socialism’ – not only admired Oswald’s pamphlet but authored the vegetarian essay A Vindication of Natural Diet. There, he made the Platonic argument that ‘devouring an acre at a meal’ led to war, and included the Jennerite insight that disease itself was historical and ‘flowed from unnatural diet’, which included meat

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He was married to Mary Shelley, the daughter of Godwin and Mary Wollstonecraft

1. Elsewhere

1.1. In my garden

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1.2. In the Agora

1.3. Mentions

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