The Natural History of Evil. Evil, Adam Gowans WHYTE.

The Natural History of Evil.

London: Watts & Co. & The Rationalist Press Association, 1920. First Edition. Hardcover. Small octavo. viii + 160pp. Original grey cloth boards with black black titling and borders to spine and front board. Whyte states that "the aim of this book is to establish a new point of view of the problem of evil." It is clearly written from a Rationalist perspective: Adam Gowans Whyte (1875-1950) was a journalist, author and translator and a founder member of the Rationalist Press Association which published this work. Contents headings: Preface; The Problem; Religious Solutions - Non-Christian; Religious Solutions - Christian; The Origin of Evil; The Evolution of Evil; Tyranny; Religion; Sex; Other forms of Evil; The Cure; Cloth a little darkened, more-so at spine; a little rubbing at spine-ends, otherwise a tight, clean, VG+ copy (no dust jacket). Item #68715


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