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Pensées

Pensées

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Written in English


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StatementPascal ; translated with an introduction by A. J. Krailsheimer
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Apr 27,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Blaise Pascal Pensées Read by Peter Wickham unabridged. Intended to be a defence 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’ of man and the controversial schisms of the church at the time.

Section 7 of 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. The book combines poetic, expository, and aphoristic forms, inviting readers into his stream-of-consciousness meditation on modern states of ennui. Misinterest: Essays, Pensées, and Dreams attempts to approach them in an honest way, without making them fascinating, mysterious, boring, obscurantist, or fascinatingly mysteriously boringly.

Pascal's wager is an argument in philosophy presented by the seventeenth-century French philosopher, mathematician and physicist, Blaise Pascal (–). It posits that humans bet with their lives that God either exists or does not.. Pascal argues that a rational person should live as though God exists and seek to believe in God. Jul 27,  · Buy Pensées (Étonnants classiques ()) by Blaise Pascal (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(13).


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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 niarbylbaycafe.com by: Oct 09,  · Book Condition: This is a used item and has cosmetic wear such as shelf wear, page and corner damage, pages may include notes, highlighting and underlining.

Book is in readable condition not gift quality. No Accessories such as CD's and access Codes. May have sticker or price points. Ships Monday through Friday from North Carolina via USPS.5/5(1). Apr 05,  · The last thing one settles in writing a book is what one should put in first.

Additional Pensées. Show More. Editorial Reviews. The rough structure of the Pensees allows the reader to see Pascal's mind at work more clearly than if it were a polished and edited work.

It is fascinating to see ideas develop through the different 4/5(11). The Pensées ("Thoughts") is a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise niarbylbaycafe.com's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensées was in many ways his life's work.

The Pensées represented Pascal's defense of the Christian niarbylbaycafe.com concept of "Pascal's wager" stems from a portion of this work. Pensées book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, was a 4/5().

Pensées by Blaise Pascal. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic. 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. Dec 01,  · Buy a cheap copy of Pensées book by Blaise Pascal.

'If we submit everything to reason our religion will be left with nothing mysterious or supernatural Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Free shipping over $/5(5).

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. 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. 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). Jan 04,  · Will Durant, in his volume, comprehensive The Story of Civilization series, hailed it as "the most eloquent book in French prose." In Pensées.

Apr 01,  · Blaise Pascal's famous Pensées (Thoughts) is, in reality, a collection of notes he made for a book he never wrote. Many of the thoughts are fragmentary in nature, and the sectionalising and numbering was devised by a later editor.

Yet /5. 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.

Will Durant, in his volume, comprehensive The Story of Civilization series, hailed it as "the most eloquent book in French prose.". "I know of no religious writer more pertinent to our time." — T.

Eliot, Introduction to Pensées "Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true," declared Pascal in his Pensées."The cure for this," he explained, "is first to show that religion is not contrary to reason, but worthy of Brand: Dover Publications.

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. 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" of man and the controversial schisms of the church at the time.

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.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ 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. pensées.likes · 8, talking about this. éléments et réflexions pour aller vers le bonheur. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press alt + / to open this menu. Facebook. Email or Phone: Book Series.

Un mot par jour. Library. A ton avis. Magazine. Citation positive/5(19).Get this from a library! Pensées. [Blaise Pascal; A J Krailsheimer] -- Penseés (Thoughts) is a collection of Pascal's notes and ideas for a book in defense of faith in a rational world.

These fragments give evidence of a profoundly original thinker who has resolved his.Citations Et Pensées, Biskra. 26, likes · talking about this. Il est une bonne chose de lire des livres de citations, car les citations Followers: 27K.