How to Pronounce Paley?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Paley" is [pˈe͡ɪli], [pˈe‍ɪli], [p_ˈeɪ_l_i].

"Paley" in context

William Paley was an English philosopher and Christian apologist who lived during the 18th and 19th centuries. He is best known for his teleological argument, also known as the "Argument from Design", which he outlined in his 1802 book, Natural Theology: or, Evidences of the Existence and Attributes of the Deity Collected from the Appearances of Nature.

In this work, Paley argued for the existence of a creator by analogy to a watchmaker.


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