Edward Carpenter

Edward Carpenter Edward Carpenter (29 August 1844 – 28 June 1929) was an English socialist poet, philosopher, anthologist, and early activist for gay rights and animal rights. He was a noted vegetarian and anti-vivisectionist and wrote extensively on the subject.

A poet and writer, he was a close friend of Rabindranath Tagore, and a friend of Walt Whitman. He corresponded with many famous figures, such as Annie Besant, Isadora Duncan, Havelock Ellis, Roger Fry, Mahatma Gandhi, Keir Hardie, J. K. Kinney, Jack London, George Merrill, E. D. Morel, William Morris, Edward R. Pease, John Ruskin, and Olive Schreiner.

As a philosopher he was particularly known for his publication of ''Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure,'' in which he proposes that civilisation is a form of disease that human societies pass through.

An early advocate of sexual freedoms, he had an influence on both D. H. Lawrence and Sri Aurobindo, and inspired E. M. Forster's novel ''Maurice''. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Carpenter, Edward, 1844-
Published 1930
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929
Published 1906
by Carpenter, Edward, 1844-1929
Published 1917
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