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Edward Carpenter
  • Name: Edward Carpenter
  • Born: 08/29/1844
  • Died: 06/28/1929 (84 years old)
  • Occupation: Poet, anthologist, early gay activist, socialist, philosopher

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 advocate for vegetarianism and against vivisection, topics on which he wrote extensively. As a philosopher he was particularly known for his publication of Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure. Here he described civilisation as a form of disease through which human societies pass.

Alias: Edward Carpenter

Birth Place: Hove, Sussex, England

Death Place: Guildford, Surrey, England

Source: Wikipedia

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