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Pascal and rhetoric

figural and persuasive language in the scientific treatises, the Provinciales, and the Pensées

by Erec R. Koch

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Published by Rookwood Press in Charlottesville .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pascal, Blaise, 1623-1662 -- Literary style.,
  • French language -- Rhetoric.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical (p. 181-194) references and index.

    StatementErec R. Koch.
    SeriesEMF monographs
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1876.P3 Z66 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvii, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL992426M
    ISBN 101886365059
    LC Control Number96030892

    Pascal's wager is an argument that asserts that one should believe in God, even if God's existence cannot be proved or disproved through reason.. Blaise Pascal's original wager was as a fairly short paragraph in Pensées amongst several other notes that could be considered "wagers". Its argument is rooted in what has subsequently become known as game theory. Mar 28,  · This book examines the ways in which Pascal posed and solved intellectual problems in his immense and varied output. Hugh Davidson shows how three of the classical liberal arts— rhetoric, dialectic and geometry—pervade Pascal's method as liberating and guiding influences Brand: Cambridge University Press.

    Oct 30,  · (Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, Modern Rhetoric. Harcourt, ) - "A book report is a summary of the contents, plot, or thesis of a particular book, preceded by a full bibliographical citation. The writer of a book report is not required to evaluate the author, although he oftentimes does so.". The last function of reason is to recognize that there are an infinity of things which surpass it. –Blaise Pascal Introduction. This article deals with logical appeal () of the MacWorld keynote (iPhone introduction).The discussion includes selected statements and their correspondence to reality, the structure, and slogans.

    Jan 18,  · Volition, Rhetoric, and Emotion in the Work of Pascal. Published: January 18, Thomas Parker, Volition, Rhetoric, and Emotion in the Work of Pascal, Routledge, , pp., $ (hbk), ISBN The book also shows a close engagement with the text of the Pensées, and the capacity to develop a sustained argument. Persuasion in the Rhetorical Tradition——3 including the attack on rhetoric in the early modern period and the impact of the belletristic and elocutionary movements on rhetorical the-ory. Finally, I consider more recent developments in rhetorical theory, including the Cited by: 3.


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[Thomas Stokes] -- Pascal began in the seventeenth century a quest that Simone Weil continued in the twentieth: searching and "waiting" (as Simone Weil put it) for God.

For each of them it was a personal and a public. Nov 27,  · Pascal Ustin Dubuisson, author of 'Sobrevivientes,' stands at the pyramid site of Teotihuacan near Mexico City while on his first book tour, November Pascal and the art of persuasion: It was for Pascal to persuade unbelievers and bring them to God.

That was the purpose of Thoughts. – However, to do this, Pascal has implemented a rhetoric which must say a word (a little later).

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Sep 08,  · In large part due to Peter Kreeft’s book Christianity for Modern Pagans, there is a growing recognition that Blaise Pascal fits that mold in the realm of Christian apologetics. A pioneer in mathematics and physics before the age of 30, Pascal’s brilliance was appreciated in other fields before he wrote about religion.

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Pascal Dubreuil teaches harpsichord, basso continuo and chamber music at the early music department of the Rennes Conservatoire. He also teaches harpsichord, basso continuo and musical rhetoric (Bachelor/Master) at the Centre d'Études Supérieures de Musique et de Danse in Poitiers.

- Blaise Pascal, Pensées VII() Since then, the concept has taken on a life of its own and the phrase "God-shaped hole," a close approximation of the concept, has been found throughout many Christian circles.

(Recently, ina book was published with the title 'God-Shaped Hole'.). “A fresh turn with the thoughts and methods of Heidegger, Pascal, Barthes, Lacan, and Merleau-Ponty Tightly focused and yet broadly significant, The Rhetoric of Perspective represents a bold act of ‘historiographic experimentation’ Admirably, the book enacts some of the very traits of its subject -- moderation, modesty, and restraint—about specific images that in turn.

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Lettres Provinciales from Blaise Pascal. French mathematicia Lettres Provinciales book. Read 16 reviews from the world He writes really, really well and clearly (a mathematician at work?) with superb rhetoric and the fervor of someone who 4/5.Pascal and the Arts of the Mind.

Hugh M. Davidson; This book studies the ways in which Pascal posed and solved intellectual problems in three very different areas of his work: mathematics and mathematical physics, religious experience and theology, communication and controversy.

Hugh Davidson shows how three of the classical.So Conley's monograph on the Pascal women is a welcome and timely contribution to the literature. The book is organized into five chapters, with each of the middle three chapters dedicated to one of the Pascal women: Jacqueline Pascal, Gilberte Pascal Périer, and Marguerite Périer.