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Published by SCM Press in London .
Written in English


  • Catholic Church -- Doctrines. -- Catholic authors.,
  • Apologetics -- Early works to 1800 -- Early works to 1800.

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Edition Notes

StatementTranslated and edited by Martin Jarrett-Kerr. --
GenreEarly works to 1800
SeriesA treasury of Christian books
ContributionsJarrett-Kerr, Martin, 1912- tr.
The Physical Object
Pagination135 p. :
Number of Pages135
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16653291M

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Blaise Pascal was born in Clermont in , the son of a government official. During his short life he left his mark on mathematics, physics, religious controversy and literature. A convert to Jansenism, he engaged with gusto in a controversy with the Jesuits, which gave rise to his Lettres Provincialeson which, with the Pensées, his literary fame chiefly by: 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   Preview Book × Close. See more about this book on Pensées: selections , SCM Press in English zzzz. Not in Library. Pensees , S.C.M. in English zzzz. Not in Library. Pensees , Dutton Paperback zzzz. Not in Library. Pensées: [texte de l'édition Brunschvicg] Cited by: 1. Pensées book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, was a.

Pensées by Blaise Pascal. This document has been generated from XSL (Extensible Stylesheet Language) source with RenderX XEP Formatter, version Client Academic.   Now and then, we come across a figure who is more relevant today than in his own time. In large part due to Peter Kreeft’s book Christianity for Modern Pagans, there is a growing recognition that Blaise Pascal fits that mold in the realm of Christian apologetics. A pioneer in mathematics and physics before the age of 30, Pascal’s brilliance was appreciated in other fields before he wrote. 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 . quotes from Pensées: ‘All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone.’ Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Pensées by Blaise Pas ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview Pensées .

HNRS Twentieth Century. Joseph Conrad, Heart of Darkness William James, The Will to Believe Leo Tolstoy, A Confession Mahatma Gandhi, Political Writings G.K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism Sigmund Freud, Civilization and its Discontents Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own Aldous Huxley, Brave New World. Oprah’s Book Club Pensées, maximes, essais et correspondance Tome I. Joseph Joubert and Others $; $; Publisher Description. BnF collection ebooks - "J'ai donné mes fleurs et mon fruit: je ne suis plus qu'un tronc retentissant ; mais quiconque s'assied à mon ombre et m'entend, devient plus sage. Je ressemble en beaucoup de choses. Originally published in , this book constitutes the companion volume to The Heart of Pascal (); both volumes were formed using selections from Pascal's Pensées. The text gathers together a series of selections, presented in French, which illustrate Pascal's Christian faith and thoughts on the relationship between man and God. An appendix and preface by the editor are also provided. tion to the Pensées, are as follows. He was born at clermont, in Auvergne, in His family were people of substance of the upper middle class. His father was a government official, who was able to leave, when he died, a sufficient patrimony to his one son and his two daughters. In the father moved to Paris, and a few.