The Relation of Man to the Animal World


IN the short notice given of my “booklet” in NATURE of September 12 on the “Relation of Man to Animals,” the writer seems quite to have misunderstood the object of my writing it. I am aware that an author has no right to discuss a fair criticism with a reviewer, but in the present case, when the latter says that he is at a loss to discover the object and aim of my pamphlet, I trust you will allow me to give its true explanation to your readers.

Access optionsAccess options

Rent or Buy article

Get time limited or full article access on ReadCube.


All prices are NET prices.

Author information

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article


By submitting a comment you agree to abide by our Terms and Community Guidelines. If you find something abusive or that does not comply with our terms or guidelines please flag it as inappropriate.