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  • Pensees (Thoughts)by Blaise Pascal

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Pensees (literally, "thoughts") represented a defense of the Christian religion by Blaise Pascal, the renowned 17th century philosopher and mathematician. Pascal's religious conversion led him into a life of asceticism, and the Pensees was in many ways his life's work."Pascal's Wager" is found here. The Pensees is... more...

  • Provincial Lettersby Blaise Pascal

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Lettres provinciales (Provincial letters) are a series of eighteen letters written by French philosopher and theologian Blaise Pascal under the pseudonym Louis de Montalte. Written in the midst of the formulary controversy between the Jansenists and the Jesuits, they are a defense of the Jansenist Antoine Arnauld from Port-Royal-des-Champs, a friend... more...

  • Kleine Schriften zur Religion und Philosophieby Blaise Pascal

    Felix Meiner Verlag 2009; US$ 69.49

    Hauptbeschreibung Das literarische Werk Blaise Pascals (1623-1662) zählt zu den großen Klassikern der französischen Literatur. Es umfaßt neben den Lettres provinciales und den Pensées bedeutende kleinere Schriften zur Religion und Philosophie, die in dieser Ausgabe vollständig und zum Teil erstmalig in deutscher Übersetzung vorgelegt werden. Dazu... more...

  • Human Happinessby Blaise Pascal

    Penguin Books Ltd 2008; US$ 7.98

    Created by the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician Pascal, the essays contained in Human Happiness are a curiously optimistic look at whether humans can ever find satisfaction and real joy in life ? or whether a belief in God is a wise gamble at best. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed... more...

  • De l'art de persuaderby Blaise Pascal

    Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2001; Not Available

    Blaise Pascal (1623-1662), homme multiple, mathématicien et physicien de génie, inventeur de la machine à calculer et des transports en commun, ne manifeste pas seulement dans les Pensées l'ardeur inquiète du mystique : il y déploie une technique consommée de l'argumentation, « forçant » pas à pas son lecteur-adversaire, le libertin, vers la conversion.... more...

  • «Il faut parier»by Blaise Pascal

    Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2009; Not Available

    Recueil inédit Parier sur l?existence de Dieu ? La proposition associée au nom de Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) demeure provocatrice par-delà les siècles. Car le « pari » résume une conception tragique de l?homme : misère, finitude et incertitude aux prises avec le hasard et l?infini.  Pascal le philosophe dévoile une issue possible à l?existence humaine,... more...

  • Penséesby Blaise Pascal

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 9.95

    "Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true," declared Pascal in his Penseés. "The cure for this," he explained, "is first to show that religion is not contrary to reason, but worthy of reverence and respect. Next make it attractive, make good men wish it were true, and then show that it is." Motivated by the 17th-century view... more...

  • Les Mystères de Jésus. Recueil pascalienby Blaise Pascal; Jacqueline Pascal

    Fayard/Mille et une nuits 2011; Not Available

    Après la disparition de son père, en 1651, et l?entrée de sa s?ur Jacqueline à Port-Royal en 1652, Blaise Pascal approfondit sa conversion profonde à la religion chrétienne et au jansénisme, parachevée en 1654 par une nuit d?illumination mystique. Le mathématicien et physicien génial, déjà malade, aborde là les dernières années de son existence, qu?il... more...

  • Penséesby Blaise Pascal; Roger Ariew

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2005; US$ 7.95

    This eloquent and philosophically astute translation is the first complete English translation based on the Sellier edition of Pascal’s manuscript, widely accepted as the manuscript that is closest to the version Pascal left behind on his death in 1662. A brief history of the text, a select bibliography of primary and secondary sources, a chronology... more...

  • Penseesby Blaise Pascal; A. Krailsheimer; A. Krailsheimer

    Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 15.98

    Blaise Pascal, the precociously brilliant contemporary of Descartes, was a gifted mathematician and physicist, but it is his unfinished apologia for the Christian religion upon which his reputation now rests. The Penseés is a collection of philosohical fragments, notes and essays in which Pascal explores the contradictions of human nature in pscyhological,... more...