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Pascal: his life and works

Jean Mesnard

Pascal: his life and works

by Jean Mesnard

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Published by Philosophical Library in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 202-208.

    Statementby Jean Mesnard. Pref. by Ronald Knox.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB1903 .M413
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 210 p.
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6133214M
    LC Control Number53005804
    OCLC/WorldCa1496287

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Pascal himself was the first to feel the necessity of entirely turning away from the world to God, and he won his family over to the spiritual life in His letters indicate that for several years he was his family’s spiritual adviser, but the conflict within himself—between the.

The Frenchman Blaise Pascal was a prominent 17th Century scientist, philosopher and mathematician. Like so many great mathematicians, he was a child prodigy and pursued many different avenues of intellectual endeavour throughout his life.

Much of his early work was in the area of natural and applied sciences, and he has a physical law named 5/5(29). Inhis father died. Three months after his death Jacqueline joined the nuns at Port-Royal. marked an important year in the life of Pascal.

His work on probability theory and the arithmetic triangle took a lot of his time. Pascal's work on probability theory is widely known due to his. Blaise Pascal was born at Clermont in Auvergne on Jthe son of the president of the Court of Aids of Clermont.

He was a precocious child, and soon showed amazing mathematical talent. His early training was scientific rather than literary or theological, and scientific interests predominated during the first period of his activity. Later mathematical and scientific work Little is known of Pascal's personal life after his entry into Port Royal.

Some of Pascal's scientific and mathematical works were not published until after his death. Blaise Pascal was the third of Étienne Pascal's children and his only son.

Blaise's mother died when he was only three years old. In the Pascal family, Étienne and his four children, left Clermont and settled in Paris. Blaise Pascal's father had unorthodox educational views and decided to teach his.

The great and lasting work of Blaise Pascal is his Pensees, or Meditations. It is a collection of preliminary notes for a proposed book titled Apology for the Christian Religion. While containing Jansenist musings, this orthodox work contains valuable material for the budding apologist.

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Helena Ku Rhee crafts a layered, loving picture book tribute to family and the sacrifices that parents make for their /5(27). Pascal's most famous work is the Pensées (published ), a set of deeply personal meditations in somewhat fragmented form on human suffering and faith in God.

In the Pensées he attempted to explain and justify the difficulties of human life by the doctrine of original sin, and he contended that revelation can be comprehended only by faith. Pascals's philosophical and theological writing began only late in life, after his mystical religious vision of His first major literary work on religion, the "Lettres provinciales" ("Provincial Letters"), was published between and under a pseudonym.

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That Pascal intended this to be a useful work, his whole life bears witness, as do his deathbed declarations. His good faith cannot seriously be doubted, but some of his methods are more questionable.

Without ever seriously altering his citations from the casuists, as he has sometimes been wrongfully accused of doing, he arranges them somewhat. In Pascal came in contact with Jansenism and introduced it to his sister, Jacqueline, who eventually entered the convent of Port-Royal, a center of Jansenism.

Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician and physicist who laid the foundation for the modern theory of probabilities. This biography of Blaise Pascal provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline.

of his life. It seems he was driving a four-in-hand when the two leader horses leaped over the parapet of Neuilly bridge. Pascal’s life was saved when the traces broke; he took the accident as a sign to abandon his ex-perimental life and turn to God. The remainder of his life, he carried a piece of parchment describing this incident next to File Size: 87KB.

Pascal is a vital character in NieR:Automata, serving as an important NPC and a temporarily playable character in Route C. Although a Machine, Pascal is a pacifist that actively taking precautions to avoid fighting (up until Chapter ) and searches for a path to peace with like-minded machine lifeforms.

Highly intellectual and shows interest in topics like human philosophy, and the history Age: Over. Blaise Pascal's contribution to computing was recognized by computer scientist Nicklaus Wirth, who in named his new computer language Pascal (and insisted that it be spelled Pascal, not PASCAL).

The Pascal (Pa) is a unit of atmospheric pressure named in honor of Blaise Pascal, whose experiments greatly increased knowledge of the : Mary Bellis.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.

The Pensées represented Pascal's defense of the Christian concept of "Pascal's wager" stems from a portion of this 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.