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Pensées ; : The provincial letters, by Blaise Pascal

Label
Pensées ; : The provincial letters
Title
Pensées ;
Title remainder
The provincial letters
Statement of responsibility
by Blaise Pascal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
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Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
Cataloging source
DLC
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1623-1662
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Pascal, Blaise
Dewey number
194.9
Index
no index present
LC call number
B1901.P43
LC item number
T68
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1871-1945
  • 1797-1875
  • 1623-1662
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Trotter, W. F.
  • M'Crie, Thomas
  • Pascal, Blaise
Series statement
The Modern library of the world's best books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Catholic Church
  • Catholic Church
  • Apologetics
  • Port Royal (Jamaica)
  • Jansenistas
  • Port Royal, Jamaica
  • Apologetics
  • Theology, Doctrinal
  • Jamaica
Label
Pensées ; : The provincial letters, by Blaise Pascal
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "First Modern library edition."
  • "Pensées translated by W.F. Trotter. The provincial letters translated by Thomas M'Crie"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pensées -- I. Thoughts on mind and on style -- II. The misery of man without god -- III. Of the necessity of the wager -- IV. Of the means of belief -- V. Justice and the reason of effects -- VI. The philosophers -- VII. Morality and doctrine -- VIII. The fundamentals of the Christian religion -- IX. Perpetuity -- X. Typology -- XI. The prophecies -- XII. Proofs of Jesus Christ -- XIII. The miracles -- XIV. Appendix: Polemical fragments -- The provincial letters -- Letter I -- Disputes in the Sorbonne, and he invention of proximate power, a term employed by the Jesuits to procure the censure of M. Arnauld -- Letter II -- Of sufficient grace -- Reply to the "provincial" to the first two letters -- Letter III -- Injustice, absurdity, and nullity of the censure on M. Arnauld -- Letter IV -- On actual grace and sins of ignorance -- Letter V -- Design of the Jesuits in establishing a new system of morals -- Two sorts of casuist among them, a great many lax and some severe ones -- Reason of this difference -- Explanation of the doctrine of probability -- A multitude of modern and unknown authors substituted in the place of the holy fathers -- Letter VI -- Various artifices of the Jesuits to elude the authority on the gospel, of councils, and of the popes -- Some consequences which result from their doctrine of probability -- Their relaxation in favor of beneficiaries, priests, monks, and domestics -- Story of John d'Alba -- Letter VII -- Method of directing the intention adopted by the casuists -- Permission to kill in defense of honor and property, extended even to priests and monks -- Curious question raised by Caramuel as to whether Jesuists may be allowed to kill Jansenists -- Letter VIII -- Corrupt maxims of the casuists relating to judges -- Usurers -- The contract mohatra -- Bankrupts -- Restitution -- Divers ridiculous notions of these same casuists -- Letter IX -- False worship of the virgin introduced by the Jesuits -- Devotion made easy -- Their maxims on ambition, envy, gluttony, equivocation, and mental reservations -- Female dress -- Gaming -- Hearing mass
  • Letter X -- Palliatives applied by the Jesuits to the sacrament of penance, in their maxims regarding confession, satisfaction, absolution, proximate occasions of sin, contrition and the love of God -- Letter XI -- Ridicule a fair weapon when employed against absurd opinions -- Rules to be observed in the use of this weapon -- The profane buffoonery of fathers Le Moine and Garasse -- Letter XII -- Refutation of their chicaneries regarding alms-giving and simony -- Letter XIII -- The doctrine of Lessius on homicide the same with that of Valentia -- How easy it is to pass from speculation to practice -- Why the Jesuists have recourse to this distinction, and how little it serves for their vindication -- Letter XIV -- In which the maxims of the Jesuits on murder are refuted from the fathers -- Some of their calumnies answered by the way -- And their doctrine compared with the forms observed in criminal trials -- Letter XV -- Showing that the Jesuits first exclude calumny from their catalogue of crimes, and then employ it in denouncing their opponents -- Letter XVI -- Shameful calumnies of the Jesuits against pious clergymen and innocent nuns -- Letter XVII -- The author of the letters vindicated from the charge of heresy -- An heretical phantom -- Popes and general councils not infallible in questions of fact -- Letter XVIII -- Showing still more plainly, on the authority of father Annat himself, that there is really no heresy in the church, and that in questions of fact we must be guided by our senses, and not by authority even of the popes -- Letter XIX -- Fragment of a nineteenth provincial letter, addressed to father Annat
Control code
ocm00483960
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xvi, 620 pages
Lccn
41024292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 780
  • (OCoLC)00483960
Label
Pensées ; : The provincial letters, by Blaise Pascal
Publication
Note
  • "First Modern library edition."
  • "Pensées translated by W.F. Trotter. The provincial letters translated by Thomas M'Crie"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Pensées -- I. Thoughts on mind and on style -- II. The misery of man without god -- III. Of the necessity of the wager -- IV. Of the means of belief -- V. Justice and the reason of effects -- VI. The philosophers -- VII. Morality and doctrine -- VIII. The fundamentals of the Christian religion -- IX. Perpetuity -- X. Typology -- XI. The prophecies -- XII. Proofs of Jesus Christ -- XIII. The miracles -- XIV. Appendix: Polemical fragments -- The provincial letters -- Letter I -- Disputes in the Sorbonne, and he invention of proximate power, a term employed by the Jesuits to procure the censure of M. Arnauld -- Letter II -- Of sufficient grace -- Reply to the "provincial" to the first two letters -- Letter III -- Injustice, absurdity, and nullity of the censure on M. Arnauld -- Letter IV -- On actual grace and sins of ignorance -- Letter V -- Design of the Jesuits in establishing a new system of morals -- Two sorts of casuist among them, a great many lax and some severe ones -- Reason of this difference -- Explanation of the doctrine of probability -- A multitude of modern and unknown authors substituted in the place of the holy fathers -- Letter VI -- Various artifices of the Jesuits to elude the authority on the gospel, of councils, and of the popes -- Some consequences which result from their doctrine of probability -- Their relaxation in favor of beneficiaries, priests, monks, and domestics -- Story of John d'Alba -- Letter VII -- Method of directing the intention adopted by the casuists -- Permission to kill in defense of honor and property, extended even to priests and monks -- Curious question raised by Caramuel as to whether Jesuists may be allowed to kill Jansenists -- Letter VIII -- Corrupt maxims of the casuists relating to judges -- Usurers -- The contract mohatra -- Bankrupts -- Restitution -- Divers ridiculous notions of these same casuists -- Letter IX -- False worship of the virgin introduced by the Jesuits -- Devotion made easy -- Their maxims on ambition, envy, gluttony, equivocation, and mental reservations -- Female dress -- Gaming -- Hearing mass
  • Letter X -- Palliatives applied by the Jesuits to the sacrament of penance, in their maxims regarding confession, satisfaction, absolution, proximate occasions of sin, contrition and the love of God -- Letter XI -- Ridicule a fair weapon when employed against absurd opinions -- Rules to be observed in the use of this weapon -- The profane buffoonery of fathers Le Moine and Garasse -- Letter XII -- Refutation of their chicaneries regarding alms-giving and simony -- Letter XIII -- The doctrine of Lessius on homicide the same with that of Valentia -- How easy it is to pass from speculation to practice -- Why the Jesuists have recourse to this distinction, and how little it serves for their vindication -- Letter XIV -- In which the maxims of the Jesuits on murder are refuted from the fathers -- Some of their calumnies answered by the way -- And their doctrine compared with the forms observed in criminal trials -- Letter XV -- Showing that the Jesuits first exclude calumny from their catalogue of crimes, and then employ it in denouncing their opponents -- Letter XVI -- Shameful calumnies of the Jesuits against pious clergymen and innocent nuns -- Letter XVII -- The author of the letters vindicated from the charge of heresy -- An heretical phantom -- Popes and general councils not infallible in questions of fact -- Letter XVIII -- Showing still more plainly, on the authority of father Annat himself, that there is really no heresy in the church, and that in questions of fact we must be guided by our senses, and not by authority even of the popes -- Letter XIX -- Fragment of a nineteenth provincial letter, addressed to father Annat
Control code
ocm00483960
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
xvi, 620 pages
Lccn
41024292
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 780
  • (OCoLC)00483960

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