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]
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (translated by C. Kegan Paul)
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg (translator unknown)

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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]
  • Multi-format (ePub, Kindle, HTML) at The University of Adelaide (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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Poems (Johnson) (c. 1750-80?)
An Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (1751)
On the Origin of Inequality (1754)
Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding (pub. 1754)
A Dictionary of the English Language (1755)
On Political Economy (1755)
On the Sublime and Beautiful (1756)
On Taste (Burke) (1756)
Of the Standard of Taste (Hume) (1757)
Candide (1759)
The Prince of Abyssinia (or, Rasselas) (1759)
The Theory of the Moral Sentiments (1759)
Tristam Shandy (1759-67)
Confessions (Rousseau) (c. 1762; Pub. 1782)
Emile (or, On Education) (1762)
Rameau's Nephew (1762)
The Social Contract (1762)
Philosophical Dictionary (1764)
The Plays of William Shakespeare (Johnson) (1765)
A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1765? - 2nd ed. 1768)
Sorrows of the Young Werther (1774)
Common Sense (1776)
Declaration of Independence (1776)
Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (1776-88)
Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776)
Articles of Confederation (1777)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (pub. 1779)
The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics (1780)
Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
The Lives of the Poets (1781)
Poems (Blake) (1783-94)
Prolegomena (1783)
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals (1785)
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides (1786)
Constitutional Convention Debates (1787)
Constitution of the United States (1787; effect. 1789)
Anti-Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Federalist Papers (1787-88)
Critique of Practical Reason (1788)
Elements of Chemistry (1789)
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
Songs of Innocence (1789)
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