, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 99–101

Review of William Paley, Natural Theology, edited with an introduction and notes by Matthew D. Eddy and David Knight

New York: Oxford University Press, 2006, xxxvii + 342 pp. ISBN 978-0-19-280584-3

DOI: 10.1007/s11841-008-0081-4

Cite this article as:
Branch, G. SOPHIA (2009) 48: 99. doi:10.1007/s11841-008-0081-4


Matthew D. Eddy and David Knight’s new edition of William Paley’s Natural Theology deserves to become the standard scholarly edition of what is a historically, theologically, and philosophically important work, despite a certain neglect of philosophical issues on the part of the editors.


William Paley Natural theology Argument from design Creationism Matthew D. Eddy David Knight 

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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Center for Science EducationOaklandUSA

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