Blaise Pascal

mathematician, physicist, and thinker about God
  • 297 Pages
  • 2.50 MB
  • English
St. Martin"s , New York
Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662., Science -- History., Philosophy -- History., Scientists -- France -- Biography., Philosophers -- France -- Biogr



StatementDonald Adamson.
LC ClassificationsQ143.P17 A33 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 297 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1105971M
ISBN 10031212502X, 0333550366
LC Control Number94031137

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a New Translation with Historical Introduction and Notes by Rev. Thomas m'Crie, Preceded by a Life of Pascal, a Critical Essay, and a. The Pensées ("Thoughts") is a collection of fragments on theology and philosophy written by 17th-century philosopher and mathematician Blaise's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensées was in many ways his life's work.

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Blaise Pascal (blĕz päskäl´), –62, French scientist and religious philosopher. Studying under the direction of his father, a civil servant, Pascal showed great precocity, especially in mathematics and science. Before he was 16 he wrote a paper on conic sections which won the respect of the mathematicians of Paris; at 19 he invented a.

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He laid the foundation for the modern theory of probabilities, formulated what came to be known as Pascal’s principle of pressure, and propagated a religious doctrine that. Blaise Pascal was born at Clermont-Ferrand, France, on June 19, His father, Étienne, was a civil servant and served as king's counselor.

Blaise's mother, Antoinette, died in Blaise was three years old at the time and had two sisters, Gilberte and Jacqueline. In the family moved to Paris, France. 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. 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.

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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). Pascal's mother died when he was 3, and his father moved the family from Clermont-Ferrand, France, to Paris, where he homeschooled Blaise and his sister.

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Pensà es by Blaise Pascal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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.".

Blaise Pascal. It is still, tragically, sometimes assumed that the best way to cheer someone up is to tell them that everything will turn out all right; to intimate that life is essentially a pleasant process in which happiness is no mirage and human fulfilment a real possibility.

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Blaise Pascal is both a philosopher, a religious thinker and a mathematician. Pascal is considered the forerunner of existentialist philosophy, developed later by Kierkegaard, Heidegger and Sartre.

His major work, les Pensées (Thoughts), Pascal speaks about the misery of man without God. 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 Pascal's Pensà es by Blaise Pascal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at “The Wager” by Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal, Thoemmes About the author.

Early in life Blaise Pascal () pursued in-terests in physics and mathematics. His theory of conic sections and prob-ability theory are well known; nevertheless, his experimental methodology in physics proved just as influential, especially his research in. Nov 17,  · Author of Pensées, Les provinciales, The provincial letters of Blaise Pascal, Oeuvres de Blaise Pascal, Pensées sur la religion et sur quelques autres sujets, Thoughts, Pascal par lui-même, Pensées et opuscules.

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).Jun 02,  · Blaise Pascal ( – ) was a French mathematician, scientist, religious philosopher and writer who was an influential contributor to all of these fields.

Pascal came up with Pascal’s Theorem at the age of 16 and before he turned 20, he had also invented the world’s first fully functional mechanical made important contributions to the field of hydrostatics which include.Blaise Pascal - Life Julia Chew.

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Born in in Clermont, France, Blaise Pascal is one of the most well known mathematicians of all times. His mother, Antoinette, died when he was only three, leaving his father to raise the sickly Blaise and his two sisters, Gilberte and Jacqueline. After the death of his wife, Étienne moved the family to Paris.