The Cambridge Companion to Pascal

Synopsis

Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) occupies a position of pivotal importance in many domains: philosophy, mathematics, physics, religious polemics and apologetics. A team of leading scholars surveys the range of his achievement and intellectual background as well as the reception of his work. New readers and nonspecialists will find a convenient and accessible guide to Pascal and advanced students and specialists, a conspectus of recent developments in the interpretation of his works.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Nicholas Hammond
  • Ben Rogers
  • Henry Phillips
  • A. W. F. Edwards
  • Jon Elster
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Cambridge, England
Publication year:
  • 2003