Of the Preservation of the Individual in the Primitive State
We next consider what belongs to the bodily state of the first man: first, as regards the preservation of the individual; secondly, as regards the preservation of the species.Under the first head there are four points of inquiry:
- Whether man in the state of innocence was immortal?
- Whether he was impassible?
- Whether he stood in need of food?
- Whether he would have obtained immortality by the tree of life?