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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Jansen's intentions were modified by his discovery in 1621 of the importance of the theology of Adam's state before original sin , and in 1628 he began work on his 1640 Augustinus , which interpreted Augustine's theology in a way which ...
Most modern theologians see some tension between the rhetorical stylistic register so often used by Augustine ... His theology of grace differs from Calvin's principally by anchoring unavoidable guilt firmly in Adam's original , and for ...
The theology of Jansen came to buttress that spirituality , and Arnauld had little difficulty in combining the two , but few of the Port - Royal supporters really understood the intricacies of Jansen's theology , and the disputes about ...
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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
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