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Pensees

By Pascal, Blaise




'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; with An Introduction by T. S. Eliot

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. A Limited Edition.; The Franklin Library Collection The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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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, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. A Limited Edition.; The Franklin Library Collection The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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

Franklin Center, Pennsylvania: Franklin Library. 1979. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine, Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. Pristine. A Limited Edition.; The Franklin Library Collection The 100 Greatest Books of all Time.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise; Introduction by T. S. Eliot

Franklin Library, Franklin Center, PA, 1979. Limited edition. Hardcover. New. "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 PenseĊ½'s is a collection of philosohical fragments, notes and essays in which Pascal explores the contradictions of human nature in pscyhological, 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." [Pub. Info] LIMITED EDITION.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

French & European Pubns, 1988-06-01. Paperback. Good.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

The Franklin Library, 1979 Bound in premium full leather. Accented in 22kt gold. Gilt title and 4 raised bands to spine with all page edges gilt. High-quality patterned paper with gilded edges, blue ribbon marker, and blue to purple silk moire endpapers. Limited Edition as stated on title page. Near fine book, white marks on bottom front cover, light rubbing on corners, soiling on top edges and forend, and scratches on top edges.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.

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$120.00

Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Flammarion, 2011-4-1. paperback. New. Ship out in 2 business day, And Fast shipping, Free Tracking number will be provided after the shipment.Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date :2011-4-1 Publisher: Flammarion Destines pour la plupart la rdaction ultrieure dun traitsur la religion chrtienne. les Penses sont un ensemble de notesparses prises par Pascal avant de mourir Il y expose saconception de lhomme:. Imbcile ver de terre. treinconsistant. faible et mprisable. roseau certes pensant mais que limagination et le divertissement dtournent de lavrit ... Il se fait un devoir de dmontrer la misre de lhommesans Dieu et exhorte les curs l... Satisfaction guaranteed,or money back.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Folio Society, London, 2011. Hard Cover. As New/As New. fine black cloth hard cover with gilt illustration to front cover, gilt print to spine and gilt endpages in fine slipcase. tight square and unmarked. 16 colour prints. 368pp f/f.

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PENSEES.

Pascal, Blaise.

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1972. Hard Cover. Trans by M. Turnell. Illust by Ismar David and signed by the artist. Printed at the Sign of the Stone Book in Bloomfield CT. Small 4to 184 pgs. Red cloth back strip over white cloth. Book and slip case fine condition

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Paris - Andrieux, 1844 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. An attractively bound edition of Pascals major philosophical and theological work, here in two volumes. Blaise Pascal was a 17th century French polymath: he was variously a mathematician, inventor, writer, philosopher, and physicist. He was one of the first two inventors of a mechanical calculator, and had written incisively about projective geometry by the age of 16, establishing it as an area of research. He also helped influence the modern study of economics in his correspondence with Fermat on probability theory. He began writing works of philosophy and theology in 1654, following a religious experience. He died at the age of 39. The name Pensees was given posthumously to the fragments of Pascal's incomplete apologia for Christianity. It is upon these notes and essays that his philosophical reputation is founded. The work is the source of 'Pascal's Wager', a famous philosophical argument for belief in God, and is a key text in the history of European theological and philosophical thought. Includes a facsimile of the author's handwriting to the rear of volume 1. This copy is from an institutional library, and contains plates and stamps to that effect. Condition: In half calf. Externally with some shelf wear, particularly marking to the boards, rubbing to the extremities and spine, and mildfading to the spine. Nonetheless the spines have retained an attractive patina. With a library plate to the front pastedowns and to the front free endpapers. With a contemporary ink inscription to the frontispiece. With light foxing to the first and last few pages of each volume as usual, and firmly bound. Overall: VERY GOOD.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Geneva: Albert Skira, 1943. near fine. in French. #9 in the series Les Tresors de la litterature Francise. pages are uncut. issued without dj. inscripton by po on ffep

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

PENGUIN. PAPERBACK. 0006279716 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . New.

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Pensees: 001 (Folio Series 936)

Pascal, Blaise

Maybe ex-library with stamps, 1 volume, please be aware of language, air mail shipment from Germany within 2-6 weeks

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Folio Society, 2011-01-01. Hardcover. LikeNew. usc Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the world�s great works of fiction and non-fiction offering a rich literary experience to readers of all ages. Complete with traditional slipcase protective covering. Sewn in 16-page sections. Founded in London in 1947, The Folio Society publishes beautifully crafted, imaginative editions of the world�s great works of fiction and non-fiction offering a rich literary experience to readers of all ages. Complete with traditional slipcase protective covering. Sewn in 16-page sections.

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PENSEES

Blaise Pascal

Paris: Jean De Bonnot. 1982. Hardcover. Very Good in boards. Edge wear and toning. Spine sunned. Pastedowns and endpapers soiled. Text in French. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Pensees (Everyman's University Library)

Blaise Pascal

Dutton Adult, 1980-11-08. Hardcover. Good.

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Pensees (Everyman's University Library)

Blaise Pascal

Dutton Adult, 1980-11-08. 2nd. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010-05-23. Hardcover. Good.

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$55.39

Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Benediction Classics. Hardcover. 1849024782 New Condition *** Right Off the Shelf | Ships within 2 Business Days ~~~ Customer Service Is Our Top Priority! - Thank you for LOOKING :-) . New.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Hardcover. Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Hardcover. Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

A very clean, unmarked & bright copy in sound binding.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010-09-10. Hardcover. Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Hardcover. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Chez Jean De Bonnot, 1972. First THUS. Leather Bound. Very Good. Paris: Chez Jean De Bonnot, 1972. First Thus. Leather bound. Each section paginated separately. Very good. Bound in red gilt stamped leather, top edge gilt, with illustrated paper endpapers. Front board has a three-quarter inch closed tear at top edge of hinge. Slight soil to bottom edges of boards. Text in French.

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PENSEES - PRECEDEES D'UNE NOTICE SUR SA VIE, PAR Mme PERIER, SA SOEUR.

Pascal Blaise

1836. Couverture rigide. Assez bon . Lefevre, 1836. 1 volume relié(s) format In-8 correct <br> couverture élimée, interieur frais. Librairie professionnelle - Service de qualité - Envoi rapide et soigné. Lefevre

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. As new, gold stamped, leather bound, raised bands, gilt edges, marker ribbon, moire endpapers.. Limited Edition. Hard Cover Leather Bound. As New.

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Pensees (Penguin Classics)

Blaise Pascal

Penguin, 7/27/1995. Paperback. New. Brand new Fast delivery

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Pinnacle Press. Hardcover. 1375008838 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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Pensees (in French) (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

French & European Pubns, 1962-12-28. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Pennsylvania: The Franklin Library, 1979. Book. Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. Full leather. The limited edition, "The 100 Greatest Books of All Time"..

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Franklin Center, PA: The Franklin Library, 1979. Navy blue leather binding, titles stamped in gilt on spine with decorations on spine and covers stamped in gilt, ribbed spine, navy blue moire endpapers, sewn in ribbon marker, all edges gilt, color frontispiece. Introduction by T.S. Eliot. Part of Franklin Library's Collection of "The 100 Greatest Books of All Time". The foredge of the text block has a minor scuff mark on the gilt otherwise fine.. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Fine/No Dust Jacket [as issued].

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

The Franklin Library, 1979-01-01. Leather Bound. Like New. Leather Bound Hardcover. Collector's Edition Bound in Genuine Leather. Page edges gilt, silk marker ribbon, raised bands on spine. Includes "Notes from the Editors" booklet. Shows minor shelf wear, otherwise an unblemished copy!; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

The Franklin Library, 1/1/1979. Leather Bound. Like New. Octavo. Modern blue leather, gilt, raised bands, gilt dentelle, spine compartments in gilt, all edges gilt, blue silk endpapers. Fine binding and cover. Light wear. Clean, unmarked pages. Ships daily.

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Pensees.

Pascal, Blaise.

London: Penguin Books. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes. With his name on the half title and his markings and annotations in the text.. London, Penguin Books, unknown. 13 x 20 cm. 359 pages. Original Softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. From the library of philosopher Graham Parkes. With his name on the half title and his markings and annotations in the text. [Penguin Classics] Contains among others: Order; Vanity; Wretchedness; Boredom; Causes and Effects; Greatness; Contradictions; Diversion; Philosophers; The Sovereign Good; At Prort Royal; Beginning etc.

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Pensees (in French) (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

French & European Pubns, 1962-12-28. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Kessinger Publishing, 2004-06-01. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Paperback. Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Kessinger Publishing, 2004-06. Paperback. Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Plume, 1958-04-17. First. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Paperback. Used:Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Pinnacle Press. Hardcover. New. NEW BOOK

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010-09-10. Paperback. Good.

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

New York: Penguin Books, 1966. Oversized Paperback. Good. " A passionate and polemical work of astonishing modernity" - by Blaise Pascal ( 1623 - 1662 ) French Mathematician, physicist, and 17 th century Catholic philosopher precursor of Existentialism. His unfinished notes and essays in uncompromising defense of his Christian belief. With aphoristic brilliance and scientific incisiveness : A vision of humanity's weakness and the futility of worldly life, awesome in in its rigour and force. With portrait of Pascal on the softcover book. ( 5 X 7 3/4 ) 334 pages A Provocative, paradoxical, engaging read. Corner crease and slight wear, marks to cover. sku 2368

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Franklin. Near Fine. 1979. A Good Read ships from Toronto and Niagara Falls, NY - customers outside of North America please allow two to three weeks for delivery. Full leather binding. Ribbed spine, silk endpapers and ribbon, AEG. No notes. Light tanning to text. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Pensees

Pascal, Blaise

Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010-09-10. Hardcover. Used:Good. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

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Pensees (Everyman's University Paperbacks)

Blaise Pascal

Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, 1973-09-06. Paperback. Good.

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Pensees (French Edition)

Blaise Pascal

BiblioLife, 2009-04-30. Paperback. Good.

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