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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.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Munich: Bremer Presse, 1930. Limited, no 68 of 270 copies. Slipcase.. No 68 of 270 Copies. Hardcover. Near Fine. Large 4to. Spine Darkened Paper Over Boar.

  • Published: 1930
  • Condition: Near Fine
  • Edition: No 68 of 270 Copies
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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise; Introduction by T. S. Eliot

Franklin Center, PA: Franklin Library, 1979. Limited edition. Hardcover. New.

  • Published: 1979
  • Condition: New
  • Edition: Limited edition
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PENSEES

Pascal, Blaise; with An Introduction by T. S. Eliot

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page marker. Smyth sewing and concealed muslin joints. A Limited Edition printed for subscribers only. Pristine.; The Franklin Library Collection The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

  • Published: 1979
  • Edition: First Edition; First Printing
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Pensees

PASCAL, Blaise

Paris: Ant Aug Renouard. 1812. Reprint. 2 vols. Very good indeed in contemporary 1/2 vellum, paper boards. A scarce issue of this classic work.

  • Published: 1812
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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

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Blaise Pascal

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Blaise Pascal

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Pensees

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Blaise Pascal

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Pensees

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Blaise Pascal

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Pascal, Blaise

Dutton Adult, 1980-11-08. 2nd. Hardcover. Good. Dust jacket sunned at top edge and along spine. Price clipped. Remnants of sticker and marring where sticker was partially removed, inside front flap. Previous owner's name and marker line, first free endpaper. Very light foxing to top of page block. Boards bright, corners sharp. Solid little volume free from marks, highlighting, and dogears.

  • Published: 1980-11-08
  • Condition: Good
  • Edition: 2nd
  • ISBN: 9780460108744
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Blaise Pascal

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

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PENSEES

Pascal, Blaise

Franklin Center: Franklin Library, 1979. Dark blue leather with gilt decorations and edges. Moire endpapers. Color frontispiece.. Hard Cover. Fine.

  • Published: 1979
  • Condition: Fine
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Blaise Pascal

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