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Pensees (engelse editie)

Titel : Pensees (engelse editie)
Auteur(s) : Pascal
EAN : 9780140446456
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'If we submit everything to reason our religion will be left with nothing mysterious or supernatural'

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 philosophical fragments, notes and essays in which Pascal explores the contradictions of human nature in psychological, social, metaphysical and—above all—theological terms. Mankind emerges from Pascal's analysis as a wretched and desolate creature within an impersonal universe, but who can be transformed through faith in God's grace.

This masterly translation conveys Pascal's disarmingly personal tone and captures all the fire and passion of the original. Also contained in this volume are a comparison between different editions, appendices and a bibliography.

Updated edition of the famous Krailsheimer translation, the first to follow the order of notes as Pascal left them. This unfinished apology for Christianity was meant to confound the followers of Descartes by emphasizing the inadequacy of reason.

Productspecificaties
EAN : 9780140446456
ISBN : 0140446451
Auteur(s) : Pascal
Taal : English
Conditie : Nieuw
Pagina's : 132
Afmetingen : 246 x 237 x 50 mm
Gewicht : 1995 gram
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