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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 for A Level

Anne Lockyer Jordan, Neil Lockyer, Edwin Tate - God - 2014 - 256 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...as to produce motion, and that motion so regulated Something to think about In view of the scientific findings of his time, why do you think that Paley...
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Streitpunkt Evolution: Darwinismus und Intelligentes Design

Ulrich Kutschera - Evolution (Biology) - 2004 - 311 pages
...we perceive ... that its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose, eg that they are formed and adjusted as to produce motion, and that...motion so regulated as to point out the hour of the day ... The inference, we think, is inevitable; that the watch must have a maker; . . . who comprehended...
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Natural Theology

William Paley - Religion - 2005 - 290 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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Scientific Explanation and Religious Belief: Science and Religion in ...

Michael G. Parker, Thomas M. Schmidt - Religion - 2005 - 189 pages
...biological science, the image of the watchmaker: 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 any other manner or in any other order than that in which they are placed, either no...
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A Return to Aesthetics: Autonomy, Indifference, and Postmodernism

Jonathan Loesberg - Philosophy - 2005 - 289 pages
...time, without any external causation. The watch, however, is a different case: "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, 5). At the risk of belaboring the obvious, I will note that a number of words that operate...
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Reality and Rationality

the late Wesley C. Salmon - Science - 2005 - 304 pages
...the second case, as in the first? For this reason, and no other, viz. that, when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...and adjusted as to produce motion, and that motion is so regulated as to point out the hour of the day; that, if the several parts had been differently...
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 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...several parts are framed and put together for a purpose .... The inference we think is inevitable, that the watch must have had a maker . . . who comprehended...
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Galileo, Darwin, and Hawking: The Interplay of Science, Reason, and Religion

Phil Dowe, Senior Lecturer Department of Philosophy Phil Dowe - Religion - 2005 - 205 pages
...reason, and for no other, viz. that, when we come to inspect 5. Paley 1812. 6. Paley 1841. 7. Paley the watch, we perceive (what we could not discover...its several parts are framed and put together for a purpose.8 The difference between the stone and the watch is that the watch has "parts framed and put...
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In Defense of Natural Theology: A Post-Humean Assessment

James F. Sennett, Douglas Groothuis - Religion - 2005 - 336 pages
...explanation in the case of the watch, but not in the case of a stone, because "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."4 In other words, the watch, unlike the stone, has working parts that are intricately arranged...
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Information Theory, Evolution, and the Origin of Life

Hubert P. Yockey - Computers - 2005 - 259 pages
...evolution need an intelligent designer? . . . when we come to inspect the watch, we perceive . . . that its several parts are framed and put together...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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