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" Although I did not think much about the existence of a personal God until a considerably later period of my life, I will here give the vague conclusions to which I have been driven. The old argument from design in nature, as given by Paley, which formerly... "
The Divine Pedigree of Man; Or, The Testimony of Evolution and Psychology to ... - Page 247
by Thomson Jay Hudson - 1899 - 379 pages
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...over me at a very slow rate, but was at last complete. The rate was so slow that I felt no distress. " Although I did not think much about the existence...as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue...
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New Englander and Yale review, Volume 48

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - Religion - 1888
...not always, that an Agnostic would be the more correct description of my state of mind." In 1876 : " Although I did not think much about the existence...in nature as given by Paley which formerly seemed so conclusive fails now that the doctrine of natural selection has been discovered." " There seems...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 11

History - 1888
...in which he knew the doctrine, was that in which it was presented by Paley. Writing in 1876 he says: 'The old argument from design in nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 33

Science - 1888
...think much about the existence of a God," he al). i Paley's view, and never ! to it : •"LaySermo, ft, The old argument from design in Nature as given by Paley, which formerly •earned to me BO conclusive, fails now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Biography & Autobiography - 1891
...over me at a very slow rate, but was at last complete. The rate was so slow that I felt no distress. " Although I did not think much about the existence...as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. . We can no longer argue...
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Science and the Faith: Essays on Apologetic Subjects with an Introduction

Aubrey Lackington Moore - Religion - 1893 - 235 pages
...Tr. § I., 47. existence of a personal God," he abandoned Paley's view, and never returned to it:— "The old argument from design in nature as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue...
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Darwinianism: Workmen and Work

James Hutchison Stirling - Evolution - 1894 - 358 pages
...is not to be mistaken; and, again, there can be no more express statement than (p. 309) this other: "The old argument from design in Nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered— there seems to be no...
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Introduction to philosophy

Friedrich Paulsen, Frank Thilly - Philosophy - 1898 - 437 pages
...the same experience. He lost his religion when he lost his confidence in Paley's evidences. He says: “The old argument from design in Nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of natural selection has been discovered. We can no longer argue...
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Introduction to Philosophy

Friedrich Paulsen - Metaphysics - 1895 - 437 pages
...same experience. He lost his religion when he lost his confidence in Paley's evidences. He says : " The old argument from design in Nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the Jaw^of natural selection has been discovered. "We can no longer argue...
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Introduction to philosophy

Friedrich Paulsen, Frank Thilly - Philosophy - 1895 - 437 pages
...same experience. He lost his religion when he lost his confidence in Paley's evidences. He says : " The old argument from design in Nature, as given by Paley, which formerly seemed to me so conclusive, fails, now that the law of nat ural selection has been discovered. "We can no longer argue...
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