Blaise Pascal

Blaise Pascal

by Charles Sherrard Mackenzie
     
 

This book focuses on Blaise Pascal's Pensées, an apology for Christianity, which is regarded as Pascal's crowning achievement. Professor Charles Sherrard MacKenzie maintains that the lens best enabling us to understand Pensées is his fragment on the three orders of life: mental, material, and spiritual. This analysis also highlights the

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Overview

This book focuses on Blaise Pascal's Pensées, an apology for Christianity, which is regarded as Pascal's crowning achievement. Professor Charles Sherrard MacKenzie maintains that the lens best enabling us to understand Pensées is his fragment on the three orders of life: mental, material, and spiritual. This analysis also highlights the frustrations Pascal encountered while making scientific discoveries, as part of his quest for certainty in his and others' faith.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761840138
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
Publication date:
03/01/2008
Pages:
278
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Sherrard MacKenzie received his Ph.D. and M. Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary.

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