Blaise Pascal, 1623-1662. Early modern French thinker, known for his contributions to science and mathematics as well as his phiosophical writings. His philosophy, as expressed in the Pensees and Provincial Letters, is customarily placed in opposition to that of Descartes.
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Bartleby.com: Blaise Pascal
An online version of the Harvard Classics Pascal volume. Includes Thoughts, Letters and various lesser works including the Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Blaise Pascal
The History Guide: Blaise Pascal
Brief biography with excerpts from Pascal's writings.
MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive: Pascal
An overview and selection of links.
Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)
Resource page including links, a scanned article from the New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge, and the Trotter translation of the Pensees.
A Short Account of the History of Mathematics: Blaise Pascal
Excerpts from a mathematical biography by W. W. Rouse Ball.
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