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]
  • No on-line versions known
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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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Brave New World (1932)
The Degrees of Knowledge (1932)
The Two Sources of Morality and Religion (1932)
On War (pub. 1932)
Where is Science Going (1932)
Adventures of Ideas (1933)
Joseph and his Brothers (1933-43)
On the Method of Theoretical Physics (1933)
New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis (1933)
Why War? (1933)
Art as Experience (1934)
A Study of History (1934-61)
Tortilla Flat (1935)
Absalom, Absalom! (1936)
True Humanism (1936)
Anthem (1937)
The Hobbit (1937)
Of Mice and Men (1937)
The Evolution of Physics (1938)
Logic, the Theory of Inquiry (1938)
Nausea (1938)
Finnegans Wake (1939)
The Grapes of Wrath (1939)
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)
How to Read a Book (1940; revised 1972)
An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth (1940)
The Moon is Down (1942)
The Myth of Sisyphus (1942)
The Rights of Men and Natural Law (1942)
The Screwtape Letters (1942)
The Stranger (1942)
The Abolition of Man (1943)
Being and Nothingness (1943)
The Fountainhead (1943)
The Glass Bead Game (1943)
Heredity and its Variability (1943)
The Road to Serfdom (1944)
Persons and Places (1944-53)
No Exit (1944)
Animal Farm (1945)
Cannery Row (1945)
Politics and the English Language (1946)
The Pearl (1947)
The Plague (1947)
Civilization on Trial (1948)
Human Knowledge; Its Scope and Limits (1948)
1984 (1949)
Scientific Autobiography (Planck) (pub. 1949)
Barn Burning (pub. 1950?)
The Chronicles of Narnia (1950-56)
The Rebel (1951)
East of Eden (1952)
Mere Christianity (1952)
The Old Man and the Sea (1952)
Waiting for Godot (1952)
Lord of the Flies (1954)
The Lord of the Rings (1954-55)
Lolita (1955)
History of the English-Speaking Peoples (1956-58)
Atlas Shrugged (1957)
The Spinoza of Market Street (1961)
Winter of our Discontent (1961)
One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1962)
"I Have a Dream" speech (1963)
Letter from Birmingham Jail (1963)
One Hundred Years of Solitude (1967)
Cancer Ward (1968-69)
The First Circle (1968)
The Gulag Archipelago (1974-76)
The Silmarillion (pub. 1977)
Song of Solomon (1977)
Aristotle for Everybody (1978)
Knowledge and Decisions (1980)
Rites of Passage (1980)
To the Ends of the Earth (1980-89)
Six Great Ideas (1981)
Civil Rights (1985)
Ten Philosophical Mistakes (1985)
Close Quarters (1987)
A Conflict of Visions (1987)
Fire Down Below (1989)
Intellect: Mind Over Matter (1990)
Race and Culture (1994)
Conquests and Cultures (1998)
Migrations and Cultures (1998)
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