Blaise Pascal (1623-1662)

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List of Works
[Correspondence with Fermat]   [Letters]   [Minor Works]   [Pensees]   [The Provincial Letters]   [Scientific Treatises]  

Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities (1654) [GBWW]
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Letters (1643-1661) [HC]
  • HTML (12 pages, indexed) at Bartleby.com (Translated by Mary L. Booth)
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Minor Works (?) [HC]
  • HTML (11 pages, indexed) at Bartleby.com (Translated by O.W. Wright)

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  • Paperback edition of Blaise Pascal: Thoughts, Letters and Minor Works (Harvard Classics, Part 48) (Kessinger Publ, 2004, 456 pg).
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Pensees (or, Thoughts) (1656-1659; pub. 1670) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
  • Text file (549KB) at The English Server (Translated by W.F. Trotter)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by A.J. Krailsheimer (Penguin USA, 1995).
  • Paperback edition, edited (and translated?) by Peter Kreeft (Ignatius Press, 1993, 341 pg).
  • French Paperback edition (HardPress Publishing, 2013).
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The Provincial Letters (1656-1657) [GBWW,HTR]
  • Text file (603KB) at The English Server (Translated by Thomas M'Crie)

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  • Paperback edition (Wipf & Stock Publishers, 1997, 210 pg).
  • French Paperback edition, Les première, quatrième et treizième lettres provinciales. (HardPress Publishing, 2013).
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Scientific Treatises (1640-1658) [GBWW,GI,HTR,HC]
Includes the following works: Account of the Great Experiment Concerning the Equilibrium of Fluids, New Experiments Concerning the Vacuum, Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle, Treatises on the Equilibrium of Liquids and on the Weight of the Mass of the Air, On Geometrical Demonstration, and Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum. The latter two works are also part of the Minor Works.
  • No known online collections; see Minor Works for On Geometrical Demonstration and Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum.

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  • Used Hardcover edition of The Provincial Letters, Pensees, Scientific Treatises (Great Books of the Western World 33), copies available at last check (Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1952, 487 pg).
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