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Ideas of William Paley, by Text

[British, 1743 - 1805, Ordained in the Church of England.]

1802 Natural Theology
Ch 1 p.99 The world must have a designer, just as a watch does (with its obvious order and purpose)
Ch 1 p.101 Design is obvious in a machine even if it is badly made or its function is baffling