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 (Translated by Mary L. Booth)
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Minor Works (?) [HC]
  • HTML (11 pages, indexed) at (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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Practical Reason, Critique of
Practice of the Presence of God, The
Praise of Folly, The
Prayer, The Book of Common
Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum
Prejudice, Pride and
Prelude (Wordsworth)
Price, and Profit; Value,
Pride and Prejudice
Priesthood, On the
Prince, The
Prince of Abyssinia, The
Prince and the Pauper, The
Principle, The Poetic
Principles, Essay Concerning Certain False
Principles of Geology
Principles of Government
Principles of Human Knowledge, The
Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals, Fundamental
Principles of Morals, First
Principles of Morals, An Inquiry Concerning the
Principles of Morals and Legislation, Introduction to the
Principles of Natural Philosophy, Mathematical
Principles of Nature, On the
Principles of Psychology, The
Principles of War
Prior Analytics
Probabilities, Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of
Problems, On the Method of Mechanical
Problems of Philosophy, The
Profession of Faith of a Savoyard Vicar
Profit; Value, Price, and
Prognostics, The Book of
Progress, An Outpost of
Progress, Pilgrim's
Prometheus Bound
Prometheus Unbound
Prophesying by Dreams, On
Proposal, A Modest
Propyläen, Introduction to the
Prospects of Psychoanalytic Therapy, The Future
Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, The
Provincial Letters
Prufrock, The Love Song of J. Alfred
Psychoanalysis, A General Introduction to
Psychoanalysis, Introductory Lectures on
Psychoanalysis, New Introductory Lectures on
Psychoanalysis, Observations on "Wild"
Psychoanalysis, The Origin and Development of
Psychoanalytic Therapy, The Future Prospects of
Psychology, The Principles of
Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, Group
Psychopathology of Everyday Life
Punishment, Crime and
Pure Reason, Critique of
Purloined Letter, The
Pythian Odes
Pythocles, Letter to

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