Human Happiness

Human Happiness

by Blaise Pascal

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Viking Penguin
Publication date:
Penguin Great Ideas Series
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Blaise Pascal was born in Clermont in 1623, the son of a government official. During his short life he left his mark on mathematics, physics, religious controversy and literature. A convert to Jansenism, he engaged with gusto in a controversy with the Jesuits, which gave rise to his Lettres Provinciales on which, with the Pensées, his literary fame chiefly rests. A remarkable stylist, he is regarded by many as the greatest of French prose artists. He died, after a long illness, in 1662.

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