The Old Brown Dog: women, workers, and vivisection in Edwardian England

Carol Lansbury Date of publication: 01/01/1985


An extended written text extract covering the views on animal experimentation of the influential 19th century physiologist Claude Bernard. Bernard believed that through vivisection, human creation would eventually be possible, and the physiologist should “not hear the cries of animals, nor see their flowing blood” in its pursuit.