An Inquiry Respecting the Self-Determining Power of the Will; or Contingent Volition.
New Haven: Herrick & Noyes, 1838. F 200 pages; expounding and interpreting various topics & cases: Review of Cousin, Moral Government of God, Powers of the Mind, Cause and Effect, Self-Determination, Influence of Motives, Liberty and Necessity, Ability and Inability, Consciousness and Accountability, Common Sense, Mechanical and Physical Agency, Moral Government of God, Fatalism and Pantheism, Testimony of Scripture, more; Jeremiah Day (1773-1867) educator, president of Yale 1817-1846, wrote extensively on mathematics, navigation and surveying, occasional sermons, " Conservative and unselfish, he exerted great influence by force of character". (DAB); original publisher's dark brown cloth covered boards, paper spine label; previous owner inscription on endpaper of 'W.H. Whittemore"; edge, tips wear to binding, spine ends chipped away a bit; some foxing and spotting; good plus reading or reference condition. Good H (Item ID: 10398)