Of the Condition of the Offspring as to the Body

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Of the Condition of the Offspring as to the Body

We must now consider the condition of the offspring - first, as regards the body; secondly, as regards virtue; thirdly, in knowledge. Under the first head there are two points of inquiry:

  1. Whether in the state of innocence children would have had full powers of the body immediately after birth?
  2. Whether all infants would have been of the male sex?