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Blaise Pascal's Quest for the Ineffable

Blaise Pascal's Quest for the Ineffable( )
Author: Ludwin, Dawn M.
Series title:New Perspectives in Philosophical Scholarship Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8204-5283-8
Publication Date:Jul 2001
Publisher:Peter Lang AG International Academic Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $97.95
Book Description:

The problem of the ineffable haunts Blaise Pascal. Whether in his fragmentary Pensées, his personal correspondence, or his scientific writings on the void and geometry, the Baroque thinker gravitates to the same elusive questions: How can reason understand that which surpasses reason? How to speak of that which is beyond words? His seemingly paradoxical inquiry into God's transcendent nature - and its mathematical corollary, infinity - does not dead-end at a logical impasse....
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Book Details
Pages:159
Detailed Subjects: Philosophy / Individual Philosophers
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.3 x 9.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.814 Pounds



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