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Pascal and the arts of the mind

by Hugh McCullough Davidson

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge [England], New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662 -- Knowledge and learning.,
    • Humanities -- France -- History -- 17th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-263) and index.

      StatementHugh M. Davidson.
      SeriesCambridge studies in French ;, 46
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ1876.P3 Z53 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 265 p. ;
      Number of Pages265
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1735913M
      ISBN 100521331935
      LC Control Number92040937

      Pascal’s mind was among the finest of the seventeenth century. He was a prodigy, perhaps a genius, who, at fifteen, published a distinguished essay on conic sections. He invented the first calculating machine, which he called La Pascaline, and his experiments with the vacuums that nature abhors led to the creation of the :// The Physical Treatises of Pascal: The Equilibrium of Liquids and the Weight of the Mass of the Air. Blaise Pascal, I. H. B. Spiers, A. G. H. SpiersPascal, the Life of Genius. Morris Bishop. [REVIEW] E. C. Watson - - Isis 29 (1)

      Individuals who do not use conbentional print materials may contact the Arts Endowment’s Accessibility Office at to obtain this publication in an alternate format. This publication is available free of charge in print or PDF format at , the website of the National Endowment for the :// Pascal's Pensées by Blaise Pascal. Free audio book that you can download in mp3, iPod and iTunes format for your portable audio player. Audio previews, convenient categories and excellent search functionality make your best source for free audio books. Download a free audio book for yourself today!

      The Physical Treatises of Pascal: The Equilibrium of Liquids and the Weight of the Mass of the Air by Blaise Pascal; I. H. B. Spiers; A. G. H. Spiers; Pascal, the Life of Genius by Morris Bishop. [REVIEW] E. Watson - - Isis When Pascal encounters a network of difficulties, a skein which appears hopelessly tangled, he brings to bear on it the energy of a keen mind, yet always refuses to cut the Gordian knot. Instinctively he feels his way toward a higher plane where the human antinomy is resolved with divine ://


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