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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Pensees

by Blaise Pascal

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Published by Harper & Row in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Apologetics -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- Catholic authors

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated with an introduction by Martin Turnell.
    ContributionsTurnell, Martin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB"1901"P43"T8"1962
    The Physical Object
    Pagination377 p.
    Number of Pages377
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20392641M

    Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published; Pensées: Paperback: $ $ Pensees: Paperback: $ $ Pensées.   Pensées - audiobook Blaise PASCAL ( - ), translated by W. F. TROTTER ( -?) Pascal's P.

      CHAPTER 1. SECTION I. THOUGHTS ON MIND AND ON STYLE. 1. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE mathematical and the intuitive mind. — In the one the principles are palpable, but removed from ordinary use; so that for want of habit it is difficult to turn one's mind in that direction: but if one turns it thither ever so little, one sees the principles fully, and one must have a quite inaccurate /5(6). Table of Contents for Pascal's Pensees, a digital book in the International School of Theology's Cyber Library which is a digital library for graduate seminary research, personal, and ministry research.

    Blaise Pascal (/ p æ ˈ s k æ l / pask-AL, also UK: /-ˈ s k ɑː l, ˈ p æ s k əl,-s k æ l /-⁠ AHL, PASK-əl, -⁠al, US: / p ɑː ˈ s k ɑː l / pah-SKAHL, French: [blɛz paskal]; 19 June – 19 August ) was a French mathematician, physicist, inventor, writer and Catholic theologian. He was a child prodigy who was educated by his father, a tax collector in Rouen. Era: 17th-century philosophy. Get this from a library! Pensées. [Blaise Pascal] -- These are the notes which the great French mathematician and physicist jotted down in preparation for a reasoned defence of Christian belief. Their crude form brings home Pascal's insight into.


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A description on the back cover of the book says: "The Pensees is a collection of philosophical fragments, notes and essays in which [Pascal] explores the contradictions of human nature in psychological, social, metaphysical and, above all, theological terms." The book seemed to me to be too fragmented and disjointed to make a sustained by: A description on the back cover of the book says: "The Pensees is a collection of philosophical fragments, notes and essays in which [Pascal] explores the contradictions of human nature in psychological, social, metaphysical and, above all, theological terms." The book seemed to me to be too fragmented and disjointed to make a sustained argument/5().

The last thing one settles in writing a book is what one should put in first. Order. et suivies d'une annexe sur les Pensees a l'etat natif, d'un glossaire, de deux concordances et d'un index.

From the Publisher. Customer Reviews. Related Searches. descartes 17th century french philosophy paperback. book by fr timothy : Penguin Publishing Group. Pensées book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, was a Pensées book.

Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the edition I came across you 4/5. The Pensées is simply the compelling "Thoughts" of mathematician, physicist, and religious thinker Blaise Pascal.

Originally intending to publish a book defending Christianity, Pascal died before he could complete it. The thoughts and ideas for his book were collected and complied, posthumously, and then published as the Pensées.

This book, representing Pascal's 'pensees', or thoughts, contains many provocative views that have managed to arouse critics from many different perspectives. And while there are several strains of Pascal's thought that I considerably dissent from, it can hardly be denied that in many ways, Pascal's insights into human character as it relates 5/5(5).

Pensees Blaise Pascal And men of intuition who are only intuitive cannot have the patience to reach to first principles of things speculative and conceptual, which File Size: KB. Pensées (which means thoughts) is more a series of notes than an actual book.

It was written by Blaise Pascal, a Frenchman, in the 's, and was published a short time after his death in   Pensees Bookshop (Est. ) is a full service independently owned bookstore located in the Courthouse Square in Charleston, IL. We have approximat books covering most genres with a particular emphasis on History, Antiquarian, French and ephemera.

We also restore and rebind books at very reasonable rates. The Pensées (literally "thoughts") is a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise Pascal. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism and this was in many ways his life's work.

Pensees by Blaise Pascal,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). Essential reading for students of history, philosophy, and theology, the Pensées remain among the liveliest and most eloquent defenses of Christianity ever written.

Author Bio French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher Blaise Pascal (–62) laid the foundation for the modern theory of Brand: Dover Publications. Pensees is one of the greatest Christian books of all time, and Blaise Pascal is one of the greatest Christian minds of all time.

This book is an excellent defense for Christianity - 4/5(4). By: Blaise Pascal Pascal’s Pensées is widely considered to be a masterpiece, and a landmark in French prose. When commenting on one particular section (Thought #72), Sainte-Beuve praised it as the finest pages in the French language.

Pensees Bookshop. likes 11 were here. We carry aro, titles in almost all genres. We are open Monday-Saturday. Rebinding services are offered at reasonable prices.5/5(3). Read this book on Questia. Roger Ariew masterfully renders the oddities of seventeenth-century French vocabulary and syntax in this eloquent and philosophically astute translation -- the first complete English translation based on the Sellier edition of Pascal's manuscript, widely accepted as the version closest to what Pascal intended.

pensées. likes 10, talking about this. éléments et réflexions pour aller vers le bonheur/5(18). Updated edition of the famous Krailsheimer translation, the first to follow the order of notes as Pascal left them.

This unfinished apology for Christianity was meant to confound the followers of Descartes by emphasizing the inadequacy of reason. Pensees () by Blaise Pascal5/5(2). The Pensees (or 'Thoughts') is a collection of writings by Blaise Pascal, one of the great philosophers and mathematicians of the seventeenth century.

Pascal was an ardent believer in the Christian religion. The Pensees was intended as a defense of Christianity, but Pascal died before the book. infidel, is that in the great book of Sainte-beuve, Port-Royal. And in this book the parts devoted to Pascal himself are among the most brilliant pages of criticism.

iv Introductory articles that Sainte-beuve ever wrote. It is sufficient to notice that the next occupation of. Check out this great listen on Intended to be a defense of the Christian religion, Pensées is a penetrating collection of thoughts on faith, reason, and theology.

Unfinished at the time of Pascal's death, the book consists of philosophical fragments on the "wretchedness&qu. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.Other articles where Pensées is discussed: Blaise Pascal: Pensées: Pascal finally decided to write his work of Christian apologetics, Apologie de la religion chrétienne, as a consequence of his meditations on miracles and other proofs of Christianity.

The work remained unfinished at his death. Between the summers of andhe put.