Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

Blaise Pascal on Duplicity, Sin, and the Fall: The Secret Instinct

by William Wood

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199656363
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/04/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

William Wood is Fellow and Tutor in Theology at Oriel College, Oxford.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. The Evaluative Fall: Disordered Love and the Aversion to Truth
2. The Reign of Duplicity: Pascal s Political Theology
3. The Imaginary Self in a World of Illusion: Pascal on the Fallen Human Subject
4. Sin and Self-Deception in Pascal s Moral Theology
5. On Lying to Oneself: Analytic Philosophy on Self-Deception
6. A Pascalian Model of Sin as Self-Deception: Morally Culpable Self-Persuasion
7. The Way Back: On Loving the Truth

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