Full Title: A View at the Foundations: or, First Causes of Character as Operative Before Birth, from Hereditary and Spiritual Sources
Author: Woodbury M. Fernald
Lee and Shepard Publishers, Boston, 1889; Cloth; 210pp; Original brown cloth boards with gilt decoration & lettering to spine, Spine ends & corners of boards slightly rubbed, interior clean & tight, VG condition.
Being a treatise on the organic structure and quality of the human soul, as determined by pre-natal conditions in the parentage and ancestry, and how far we can direct and control them. Partial Contents: The Soul as an Organic Structure; Intellectual and Moral Qualities Transmissible from Parents to Children; Possibilities and Impossibilities of Human Perfection, as Based Upon the Law of Hereditary Descent; Destiny and Human Will; more.
keywords: heredity eugenics genetics soul morality character spirituality