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Pascal the philosopher : an introduction

Author: Graeme Hunter; Blaise Pascal
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This accessibly written book provides the first introduction to Pascal's philosophy as an organic whole.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hunter, Graeme.
Pascal the philosopher
(DLC) 2012533769
(OCoLC)842499938
Named Person: Blaise Pascal; Blaise Pascal
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Graeme Hunter; Blaise Pascal
ISBN: 9781442667006 1442667001 9781442686991 1442686995
OCLC Number: 864675551
Language Note: Includes Infini-rien and the English translation.
Description: 1 online resource (270 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
1 Against Philosophy --
2 Failure and Fall --
3 His Critics' Critic --
4 Reluctant Inquirer --
5 Burdens of Proof --
6 Measuring Pascal --
Appendix A: The Wager ("Infini rien ") French Text --
Appendix B: The Wager (Infinity nothing") English Translation.
Responsibility: Graeme Hunter.
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"An engaging portrait of Blaise Pascal as a philosopher ... The discussion is lucid, informative, and informed by relevant literature. This reviewer knows of no better philosophical introduction to Read more...

 
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