The Cambridge Companion to Pascal

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Nicholas Hammond, Nicholas Geoffrey Lemprière Hammond
Cambridge University Press, 17 апр. 2003 г. - Всего страниц: 287
Blaise Pascal (1623 1662) occupies a position of pivotal importance in many domains: philosophy, mathematics, physics, religious polemics and apologetics. In this volume a team of leading scholars presents the full range of Pascal's achievement and surveys the intellectual background of his thought and the reception of his work. New readers and nonspecialists will find this the most convenient and accessible guide to Pascal currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of Pascal.

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Still flipping through. Like most Cambridge companions, relatively solid. This one (so far) has not been spectacular. I hoped for more juice from Tony McKenna's essay on Pascal's historical reception ... Читать весь отзыв

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Pascals life and times
4
Pascals reading and the inheritance of Montaigne and Descartes
20
Pascals work on probability
40
Pascal and decision theory
53
Pascals physics
75
Pascals philosophy of science
102
Pascals theory of knowledge
122
Grace and religious belief in Pascal
144
Pascals Lettres provinciates from flippancy to fundamentals
182
Pascal and the social world
201
Pascal and philosophical method
216
Pascals Pensees and the art of persuasion
235
The reception of Pascals Pensees in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
253
Bibliography
264
Index
273
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Pascal and holy writ
162

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Nicholas Hammond is Reader in the Department of French at the University of Cambridge. His books include Playing with Truth: Language and the Human Condition in Pascal's Pensées (1994), Creative Tensions: An Introduction to Seventeenth-Century French Literature (1997), Fragmentary Voices: Memory and Education at Port-Royal (2004) and Gossip, Sexuality and Scandal in France, 1610-1715 (2011). He is also co-editor of The Cambridge History of French Literature (Cambridge, 2011).

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