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provincial letters

Blaise Pascal

provincial letters

translated with an introd. by A.J. Krailsheimer.

by Blaise Pascal

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Published by Penguin Books in [Harmondsworth, Mddx.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Jesuits,
  • Port Royal,
  • Jansenists

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Penguin classics, L196
    The Physical Object
    Pagination300 p. ;
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21828155M

      The provincial letters of Blaise Pascal by Blaise Pascal; 29 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Controversial literature, Early works to , France. These Letters, written in defense of his Jansenist friends, exposes and ridicules the doctrines of the Jesuits. Pascal does a wonderful job of being humorous while still making a valid point. Please Note: This book is easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher.

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It was only yesterday that I was undeceived. Until that time I had laboured under the impression that the disputes in the Sorbonne were vastly important, and deeply. The provincial letters of Blaise Pascal: a new translation with historical introduction and notes by Rev. Thomas M'Crie ; preceded by a life of Pascal, a critical essay, and a biographical [sic.] notice Item PreviewPages: PASCAL'S "Provincial Letters" have been in the past unceasingly used, and are even still used, as a weapon against the Catholic Church.

They are imagined to have exposed Jesuits as teachers of bad morals, and therefore to have exposed the Catholic Church herself as a teacher of bad morals.

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