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" For this reason, and for no other, viz, that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover in the stone) that its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose, eg that they are so formed and adjusted as to produce... "
The Shrewsbury Edition of the Works of Samuel Butler: Evolution, old and new - Page 10
by Samuel Butler - 1924
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Science as a Way of Knowing: The Foundations of Modern Biology

John Alexander Moore - Science - 1999 - 530 pages
...second case, as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, viz. that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...its several parts are framed and put together for a-purpose, eg that they are so formed and adjusted as to produce motion, and that motion so regulated...
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The Natural History of Creation: Biblical Evolutionism and the Return of ...

Michael Anthony Corey - Religion - 1995 - 446 pages
...believe that it had reached its present degree of organization by chance alone. Rather, we would see that "its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose." It is this realization, Paley argued, that proves once and for all that the watch had an intelligent...
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Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Genealogy to Iqbal

Edward Craig - Electronic books - 1998 - 33 pages
...watch, as well as for the stone? For this reason and for no other: viz., that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...parts are framed and put together for a purpose... ([1802] 1804: 1-2) Paley then points out that the universe and some of its parts - for example, living...
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Philosophy of Religion

Hubert J. Richards - Religion - 2000 - 122 pages
...this answer serve for the watch as well as for the stone? For this reason: when we come to inspect the watch we perceive (what we could not discover...parts had been differently shaped from what they are, or placed after any other manner . . . either no motion at all would have been carried on in the machine,...
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Time for Science Education: How Teaching the History and Philosophy of ...

Michael R. Matthews - Education - 2000 - 439 pages
...well as for the stone? . . . For this reason, and for no other, viz. That, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...several parts are framed and put together for a purpose. Paley also followed Boyle in being circumspect about the world as purposive: My opinion of astronomy...
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Questions about God: A Guide for Students

P. J. Clarke - Religion - 2001 - 197 pages
...second case as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, viz., that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...a purpose, eg that they are so formed and adjusted to produce motion, and that motion so regulated as to point out the hour of the day; that, if the different...
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The Logic of Metaphor: Analogous Parts of Possible Worlds

Eric Steinhart - Computers - 2001 - 254 pages
...well as for the stone? . . . For this reason, and for no other, viz. that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...several parts are framed and put together for a purpose (p. 9) . . . the inference, we think, is inevitable; that the watch must have had a maker; that there...
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Physiognomy and the Meaning of Expression in Nineteenth-Century Culture

Lucy Hartley - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 242 pages
...second case as in the f1rst? For this reason, and for no other - namely, that when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose.19 The logic of this passage, from appearance and chance to mechanism and purpose, exemplifies...
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The Question of God: An Introduction and Sourcebook

Michael F. Palmer - Religion - 2001 - 357 pages
...case, as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, viz. that, when we come to inspect the warch, we perceive (what we could not discover in the stone) that its several parts are framed and pur together for a purpose, eg, that they are so formed and adjusted as to produce motion, and that...
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The God Hypothesis: Discovering Design in Our "just Right" Goldilocks Universe

Michael Anthony Corey - Religion - 2001 - 347 pages
.... For this reason, and for no other, viz. That when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive . . . that its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose.' When Paley introduced this line of argument with the publication of his highly influential Natural...
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