The Heart of Pascal

The Heart of Pascal

by H. F. Stewart


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Originally published in 1945, this book constitutes the companion volume to The Apology of Pascal (1942); both volumes were formed using selections from Pascal's Pensées. The text contains his meditations and prayers, notes for his anti-Jesuit campaign, and remarks on language and style. An index and preface by the editor are also provided. This is a highly informative book that will be of value to anyone with an interest in Pascal and his late thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781107627871
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2012
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.99(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Facsimiles (i) of the paper memorial, (ii) of the parchment; Note for the Traité du Vide; 1. 'The Memorial'; Notes for the 'Entretien avec M. de Saci; Meditations; Personal confessions; 2. Notes for the Lettres au provincial; 3. Thoughts on miracles; 4. Notes for 'Letters to the Roannez'; 5. Notes for Écrits sur la grâce; 6. Aftermath, Notes for Factums etc.; 7. Notes for the Trois discours sur la condition des grands; 8. Notes for Discours sur les passions de l'amour; 9. Thoughts on language and style; 10. Miscellaneous moral reflections; Appendix. Corrigenda in Pascal's Apology; Index.

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