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The Cambridge companion to Pascal

Author: Nicholas Hammond
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A convenient and accessible guide to Blaise Pascal presenting the full range of his achievement.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Lehrbuch
Named Person: Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Hammond
ISBN: 052180924X 9780521809245 0521006112 9780521006118
OCLC Number: 59328516
Description: xvi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Pascal's life and times / Ben Rogers --
Pascal's reading and the inheritance of Montaigne and Descartes / Henry Phillips --
Pascal's work on probability / A.W.F. Edwards --
Pascal and decision theory / Jon Elster --
Pascal's physics / Daniel C. Fouke --
Pascal's philosophy of science / Desmond M. Clarke --
Pascal's theory of knowledge / Jean Khalfa --
Grace and religious belief in Pascal / Michael Moriarty --
Pascal and holy writ / David Wetsel --
Pascal's Lettres provinciales : from flippancy to fundamentals / Richard Parish --
Pascal and the social world / Hélène Bouchilloux --
Pascal and philosophical method / Pierre Force --
Pascal's Pensées and the art of persuasion / Nicholas Hammond --
The reception of Pascal's Pensées in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Antony McKenna.
Series Title: Cambridge companions to philosophy.
Other Titles: Pascal
Responsibility: edited by Nicholas Hammond.
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'A treasure trove for the Pascal enthusiast.' Scientific and Medical Network Review 'There can be no doubt that the Cambridge Companions series serves a very useful purpose. ... Fouke's and Clarke's Read more...

 
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