Jon Wynne-Tyson

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Biographical Information

Jon Wynne-Tyson (born 1924) is a British author, publisher, and pacifist who founded Centaur Press in 1954. Books published under the Centaur imprint include Henry Salt's Animals' Rights Considered in Relation to Social Progress, [1] and Esmé Wynne-Tyson's The Philosophy of Compassion: The Return of the Goddess (1962).

His mother, Esme (a convert to Christian Science), wrote a number of books with the Theosophist writer J. D. Beresford.

Selected Books

  • Finding the words : a publishing life (Michael Russel Publishing, 2004). Review
  • Food for a future : the ecological priority of a humane diet

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  1. Eton educated Salt (1851-1939) first introduced Gandhi to the influential works of Henry David Thoreau.