Pensées and Other Writings
Oxford University Press, 1995 - Всего страниц: 267
For much of his life Pascal (1623-62) worked on a magnum opus which was never published in its intended form. Instead, he left a mass of fragments, some of them meant as notes for the Apologie. These were to become known as the Pensees, and they occupy a crucial place in Western philosophy and religious writing. Pascal's general intention was to confound scepticism about metaphysical questions. Some of the Pensees are fully developed literary reflections on the human condition, some contradict others, and some remain jottings whose meaning will never be clear. The most important are among the most powerful aphorisms about human experience and behavior ever written in any language. This translation is the only one based on the Pensees as Pascal left them. It includes the principal dossiers classified by Pascal, as well as the essential portion of the important Writings on Grace. A detailed thematic index gives access to Pascal's areas of concern, while the selection of texts and the Introduction help to show why Pascal changed the plan of his projected work before abandoning the book he might have written.
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That is what is wonderful , that you do not know where he comes from and yet he performs such miracles . > Jesus Christ was speaking neither against God nor against Moses . The Antichrist and the false prophets foretold by both ...
For we know that no prophet comes out of Galilee . Nicodemus answered : Does our Law judge a man before ... But those who only come to convince can say they come with wisdom and signs . There is a great difference between not being for ...
I would ask them if it is not true that they confirm in themselves the foundation of the faith they attack , which is that man's nature is in a state of corruption . 685 Then Jesus Christ comes to tell men that they have no other ...
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Wow- I read the edited version, which the Levis got down to about 180, plus a few other essays which were reasonably helpful. Having done this, I'm pretty happy saying that someone should really do a ... Читать весь отзыв
WRITINGS ON GRACE
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