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Author : Blaise Pascal
Narrator : William Sutherland
Publisher : Blackstone Audio Inc
Duration : 12 hours 30 minutes
Type : Classic Literature
Download Price : $23.95
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"I know of no religious writer more pertinent to our time."--T. S. Eliot

Compiled after his death in 1662, Pascal's "pensées" (thoughts) are his ideas for a book in
defense of faith in a rational world. These fragments give evidence of a profoundly original
thinker who had resolved the conflict between his scientific mind and heart-felt faith.

The book begins with an analysis of the difference between mathematical and intuitive thinking
and goes on to consider the value of skepticism, contradictions, feeling, memory and imagination.
Much of the value of the Pensées results from the clarity with which Pascal was able to
present his intuitive thoughts.

Pascal spent much of his life composing this magnum opus, which offers some of the most powerful
aphorisms about human experience and behavior ever written.

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