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Pensees

By Pascal, Blaise

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Title: Pensees  
Author: Pascal, Blaise
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collection: Blackmask Online Collection
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Publisher: Blackmask Online
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Excerpt: SECTION I: THOUGHTS ON MIND AND ON STYLE 1. The difference between the mathematical and the intuitive mind. In the one, the principles are palpable, but removed from ordinary use; so that for want of habit it is difficult to turn one?s mind in that direction: but if one turns it thither ever so little, one sees the principles fully, and one must have a quite inaccurate mind who reasons wrongly from principles so plain that it is almost impossible they should escape notice.

Table of Contents
Table of Contents: Pensees, 1 -- Blaise Pascal, 1 -- Section I: THOUGHTS ON MIND AND ON STYLE, 1 -- Section II: THE MISERY OF MAN WITHOUT GOD, 8 -- Section III: OF THE NECESSITY OF THE WAGER, 28 -- Section IV: OF THE MEANS OF BELIEF, 39 -- Section V: JUSTICE AND THE REASON OF EFFECTS, 45 -- Section VI: THE PHILOSOPHERS, 52 -- Section VII: MORALITY AND DOCTRINE, 60 -- Section VIII: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION, 83 -- Section IX: PERPETUITY, 89 -- Section X: TYPOLOGY, 100 -- Section XI: THE PROPHECIES, 110 -- Section XII: PROOFS OF JESUS CHRIST, 125 -- Section XIII: THE MIRACLES, 134 -- Section XIV: APPENDIX: POLEMICAL FRAGMENTS, 146

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