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: E. P. (Edward Payson) Evans was “a member of that extinct Victorian specieswhose scholarly interests were seemingly encyclopedic and which, in his case,encompassed intellectual history, the study of languages, German literature, orientalstudies, animal psychology and, surprisingly, animal rights, a subject which will requireattention later.” He was a professor at the University of Michigan and later at theUniversity of Munich. He is also the author of
The Criminal Prosecution and CapitalPunishment of Animals
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