Nieuwentyt sentence example

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  • In his Natural Theology Paley has adapted with consummate skill the argument which Ray (1691) and Derham (1711) and Nieuwentyt 1 (1730) had already made familiar to Englishmen.
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  • This is the whole argument, and the book consists of a mass of well 1 Bernard Nieuwentyt (1654-1718) was a Dutch disciple of Descartes, whose work, Regt gebruik der Werelt Beschouwingen, published in 1716, was translated into English in 1730 by J.
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  • Paley refers several times to Nieuwentyt, who uses the famous illustration of the watch.
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  • But the illustration is not peculiar to Nieuwentyt, and had been appropriated by many others before Paley.
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