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Read online Pensées sur la politique.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Pensées sur la politique Blaise Pascal s Pens es is a work of Christian apologetics and theology written mostly in fragments of grouped and ungrouped thoughts as Pascal died before the work was completed and arranged according to his intentions Contains the famous Pascal s Wage by Blaise Pascal, André Comte-Sponville

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Pensées sur la politique
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Category:Philosophy, Classics, Non fiction, Religion, Theology, France, Christian, Christianity, French literature, Th century
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Selections from the Thoughts, The Provincial Letters, Penses, The Mind on Fire: A Faith for the Skeptical and Indifferent, Foundations of the Christian Religion (Foundations of Faith), Pensees and the Provincial Letters, Human Happiness (Penguin Great Ideas), Thoughts, Letters and Minor Works (Harvard Classics, Part 48), De l'art de persuader, Discours sur les passions de l'amour
No description available, Included in this volume are fourteen of the fragments intended for Pascal s Jansenist inspired defense of the Christian religion Using the Chevalier edition these are grouped to present a logical development of three themes The State of Man in Ignorance of God The Wager and The Christian Life This translation closely follows the French text cross referenced with the paragraph numbers of the Brunschvicg edition and does not conceal the fragmentary style of the original Translated and edited by Arthur H Beattie this volume also contains an introduction a list of principal dates in the life of Pascal and a bibliography, The Lettres provinciales Provincial letters are letters written by French philosopher amp theologian Blaise Pascal under the pseudonym Louis de Montalte Written in the midst of the formulary controversy between the Jansenists amp the Jesuits they are a defense of the Jansenist Antoine Arnauld from Port Royal des Champs a friend of Pascal who in was condemned by the Faculte de The ologie at the Sorbonne in Paris for views that were claimed to be heretical The st letter is dated amp the th There s a fragmentary th letter br Intended as a systematic amp coherent defense of the Christian faith Pascal s Thoughts Pense es were assembled after his death from the scattered amp unfinished writings he d been working on Among other things the author advances a proposition now known as Pascal s Wager the idea that a rational person should behave as tho God exists, Blaise Pascal the remarkable seventeenth century mathematician physicist and religious thinker rigorously refutes the belief that to become a Christian you must first commit intellectual suicide He wrote to communicate the Christian faith to the skeptical to the indifferent to the hostile Many regard him as the greatest of French prose writers After his conversion at the age of thirty one Pascal records how his mind blazed with the burning conviction of being overwhelmed with light For many years he had examined God merely as a series of concepts Now he stood before God s presence and the reality of God Himself the same God who had appeared to Abraham Isaac and Jacob It was this that now gave him joy joy joy tears of joy The Mind on Fire contains Pascals Pensees a systematic and uncompromising defense of Christian belief along with selections from his Letters to a Provincial his own description of his conversion and a prayer for the proper use of pain in his life Dr James M Houston editor of the Classics of Faith and Devotion series is a highly acclaimed scholar and pioneer in the field of evangelical spirituality He came to North America from England in to lead Regent College in Vancouver Canada a worldwide center of spiritual formation