Nieuwentyt sentence example
- 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.
- 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.
- Paley refers several times to Nieuwentyt, who uses the famous illustration of the watch.
- But the illustration is not peculiar to Nieuwentyt, and had been appropriated by many others before Paley.