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Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662) was a French mathematician and theologian.

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sequenced the 'thoughts' in different way, though the Lafuma and Mesnard editions order them more coherently than others. Some parts of Pascal do make independent sense, for instance 'The Spirit of … Geometry and the Spirit of Finesse' (differently titled in different editions but easy to find). The basic key to the Pensees is that Pascal investigates the nature of mathematical and scientific …
answered Feb 1 '18 by Geoffrey Thomas