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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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Philosophy of Religion

Anne Jordan, Neil Lockyer, Edwin Tate - Religion - 2002 - 240 pages
...second case as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, namely, that when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive - what we could not discover...hour of the day; that if the different parts had been differendy shaped from what they are, or placed after any other manner or in any other order than that...
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In Darwin's Shadow: The Life and Science of Alfred Russel Wallace: A ...

Michael Shermer - Science - 2002 - 448 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...so regulated as to point out the hour of the day." Cleverly, Paley now shifts to a counterfactual argument in which he suggests that the structure could...
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God

Timothy A. Robinson - Philosophy - 2003 - 410 pages
...second case as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, namely, that 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 or in any other order than that in which they are placed, either no...
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From Genesis to Genetics: The Case of Evolution and Creationism

John A. Moore - Science - 2002 - 239 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...so regulated as to point out the hour of the day. (Paley 1811, 1—2) Paley described many of the anatomical and other characteristics of living organisms...
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Darwin and Design

Michael RUSE - Philosophy - 2004 - 371 pages
...second case as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, namely, that when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive — what we could not discover...motion so regulated as to point out the hour of the 41 day; that if the different parts had been shaped different from what they are, or placed after any...
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A Scientific Theology: Nature

Alister E. McGrath - Religion - 2001 - 345 pages
...second case as in the first? For this teason, and for no other, namely, that when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive - what we could not discover...purpose, eg that they are so formed and adjusted as to ptoduce motion, and that motion so regulated as to point out the hour of the day; that if the different...
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The Case for Humanism: An Introduction

Lewis Vaughn, Austin Dacey - Philosophy - 2003 - 223 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...several parts are framed and put together for a purpose. . . . This mechanism being observed ... the inference, we think, is inevitable, that the watch must...
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Voyage to Insight

Ronda Chervin, Lois August Janis - Religion - 2003 - 151 pages
.... . that the watch might have always been there . . . when we come to inspect the watch we perceive that its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose . . . the watch must have had a maker who comprehended its construction and designed its use . . ....
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Debating Design: From Darwin to DNA

William A. Dembski, Michael Ruse - Science - 2004
...second case as in the first? For this reason, and for no other, namely, that when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive - what we could not discover...hour of the day; that if the different parts had been shaped different from what they are, or placed after any other manner or in any other order than that...
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein

Gary Moring - Science - 2004 - 404 pages
...support personal religious or metaphysical beliefs. When we come to inspect the watch, we perceive ... that its several parts are framed and put together...parts had been differently shaped from what they are, or placed after another manner or in any other order than that in which they are place, either no motion...
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