Paley goes on to compare the watch to an eye, arguing that if a watch implies a watchmaker, then an eye implies an eye-maker.
According to Paley, the majority of the buildings Cunningham captured could have easily not survived the 20th century.
On the narrowest conservative grounds Mr. Paley might urge his right to enjoy promotion in the university he adorns.
So that our culprit reasoned, like Paley, on the tendency of crimes.
He himself was of the school of Grotius and Paley, and believed that simple historical evidence established supernatural facts.
And they pluck men at Cambridge for not getting up their Paley!
The argument of Paley against Hume is an illustration of the reasoning suggested by Mr. Mill.
Paley says: "There are falsehoods, which are not lies, that is, which are not criminal."
The question is not what Blackstone, or Locke, or Paley may have thought, but what is truth?
Hence Stewart accepts the theory of final causes as stated by Paley.