Category Archives: Pascal

PASCAL: The Provincial Letters

The Provincial Letters are 18 letters written by Blaise Pascal during the years 1656 and 1657. The Letters are primarily concerned with the formulary controversy. The formulary controversy revolved around the Jansenists’ defiance of the Pope’s declaration that Jansenist beliefs concerning the nature of man and grace were heretical. Continue reading PASCAL: The Provincial Letters

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PASCAL: Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle

Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle by Pascal

Proportions and Consequences of the Arithmetical Triangle

PASCAL: Pensées [Numbers 607-610, 613, 619-620, 631, 640, 644, 673, 675, 684, 692-693, 737, 760, 768, 792-793]

Pensées by Pascal

607 – Jews and Christians

PASCAL: Pensées [Numbers 416, 418, 425, 430, 434-435, 463, 491, 525-531, 538, 543, 547, 553, 556, 564, 571, 586, 598]

Pensées by Pascal

416 – Greatness and Wretchedness

PASCAL: Pensées [Numbers 194-195, 219, 229, 233-234, 242, 273, 277, 282, 289, 298, 303, 320, 323, 325, 330-331, 374, 385, 392, 395-397, 409, 412-413]

Pensées by Pascal

194 – Life After Death

PASCAL: Pensées [Numbers 72, 82-83, 100, 128, 131, 139, 142-143, 171]

Pensées by Pascal

72 – Man’s Disproportion