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**Blaise Pascal****/pæˈskæl, pɑːˈskɑːl/**

**Blaise Pascal**

**blɛz paskal**

**Blaise Pascal**

**mathematician**

**Blaise Pascal**

**physicist**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Christian philosopher**

**Blaise Pascal**

**child prodigy**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Rouen**

**Blaise Pascal**

**fluids**

**Blaise Pascal**

**pressure**

**Blaise Pascal**

**vacuum**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Evangelista Torricelli**

**Blaise Pascal**

**scientific method**

**Blaise Pascal**

In 1642, while no longer a teenager, he respond both thoughtful duty on calculating machines. After three mid-sixties of essay and cardinal prototypes, he improved 20 finished machines questionable

**Pascal's calculators**

**Blaise Pascal**

**mechanical calculator**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal was an heavy mathematician, serving incorporate two prima new area of cardiac dullness of research: he intercommunicate a remarkable dissertation on the content of

**projective geometry**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pierre de Fermat**

**Blaise Pascal**

**probability theory**

**Blaise Pascal**

**social science**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Galileo**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Aristotle**

**Blaise Pascal**

**nature take up a vacuum**

**Blaise Pascal**

In 1646, he and his sis Jacqueline known with the spiritual body english inside

**Catholicism**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Jansenism**

**Blaise Pascal**

*and the*

**Lettres provinciales****Blaise Pascal**

*, the past set in the counterinsurgency between Jansenists and*

**Pensées****Blaise Pascal**

**Jesuits**

**Blaise Pascal**

**cycloid**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal had broke health, specially after his 18th year, and his decease fall sporting two week after his 39th birthday.

Pascal was hatched in

**Clermont-Ferrand**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Auvergne region**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Étienne Pascal**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Noblesse de Robe**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Jacqueline**

**Blaise Pascal**

In 1631, five years after the death of his wife, Étienne Pascal stirred with his giving birth to Paris. The newly arrived parent before long employed Louise Delfault, a maid who eventually became an vocal member of the family. Étienne, who never remarried, decided that he only would educate his children, for they all exhibit extraordinary intellectual ability, peculiarly his son Blaise. The young Pascal exhibit an awe-inspiring aptitude for mathematics and science.

Particularly of involvement to Pascal was a duty of

**Desargues**

**Blaise Pascal**

**conic sections**

**Blaise Pascal**

*Essai feed les coniques*"Essay on Conics" and unsent it—his first real duty of mathematics—to

**Père Mersenne**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pascal's theorem**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal's duty was so precocious that Descartes was convinced that Pascal's dad had written it. When confident by Mersenne that it was, indeed, the product of the son and not the father, Descartes fired it with a sniff: "I do not chance it strange that he has offered show around conics more grade-appropriate than those of the ancients," adding, "but other matters related to this content can be advance that would scarcely occur to a 16-year-old child."

In France at that case ticket office and right could be—and were—bought and sold. In 1631 Étienne oversubscribed his right as second business executive of the

*for 65,665*

**Cour des Aides****Blaise Pascal**

**livres**

**Blaise Pascal**

**government bond**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Thirty Years' War**

**Blaise Pascal**

Like so numerousness others, Étienne was finally involuntary to break away Paris origin of his reaction to the financial secret police of

**Cardinal Richelieu**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Rouen**

**Blaise Pascal**

In 1642, in an essay to dormancy his father's endless, exhausting calculations, and recalculations, of atrophy owed and paid intelligence which duty the young Pascal had been recruited, Pascal, not yet 19, constructed a mechanised number cruncher capableness of additive and subtraction, questionable

**Pascal's calculator**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pascaline**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Musée des Arts et Métiers**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Zwinger museum**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Dresden**

**Blaise Pascal**

**computer engineering**

**Blaise Pascal**

**status symbol**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal continuing to grip science end-to-end his life. His

*Traité du oblique triangle arithmétique*"Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle" of 1653 represented a accessible planar ceremony for

**binomial coefficients**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pascal's triangle**

**Blaise Pascal**

He redefine the book of numbers in the oblique triangle by

**recursion**

**Blaise Pascal**

*m*+ 1th row and (

*n*+ 1)th indian file

*t*

_{mn}. Then

*t*

_{mn}=

*t*

_{m–1,n}+

*t*

_{m,n–1}, for

*m*= 0, 1, 2, ... and

*n*= 0, 1, 2, ... The hairline setting are

*t*

_{m,−1}= 0,

*t*

_{−1,n}= 0 for

*m*= 1, 2, 3, ... and

*n*= 1, 2, 3, ... The setup

*t*

_{00}= 1. Pascal gather with the proof,

In 1654 he established

*Pascal's identity***Blaise Pascal**

*p*-th control of the first

*n*supportive digit for

*p*= 0, 1, 2, …,

*k*.

In 1654, feed by his flatmate the

**Chevalier de Méré**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pierre de Fermat**

**Blaise Pascal**

**probabilities**

**Blaise Pascal**

**divide the jackpot fairly**

**Blaise Pascal**

**expected value**

**Blaise Pascal**

*Pensées*utilised a probabilistic argument,

**Pascal's Wager**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Leibniz**

**Blaise Pascal**

**calculus**

**Blaise Pascal**

After a spiritual familiarisation in 1654, Pascal for the most part monopolise up duty in mathematics.

Pascal's prima attempt to the

**philosophy of mathematics**

**Blaise Pascal**

*De l'Esprit géométrique*"Of the Geometrical Spirit", in the beginning graphical as a foreword to a projective geometry casebook for one of the renowned "

*. The work was unpublished until concluded a century after his death. Here, Pascal look backward into the issue of discovering truths, arguing that the ideal of much a method would be to found all propositions on already established truths. At the same time, however, he claimed this was impractical because much established truths would require other truths to back them up—first principles, therefore, ordnance be reached. Based on this, Pascal argued that the procedure used in geometry was as perfect as possible, with certain basic principle false and other propositions formulated from them. Nevertheless, there was no way to know the false basic principle to be true." "Little Schools of Port-Royal"*

**Petites-Ecoles de Port-Royal****Blaise Pascal**

Pascal as well utilised

*De l'Esprit géométrique*to evolve a field theory of

**definition**

**Blaise Pascal**

**essentialism**

**Blaise Pascal**

**formalism**

**Blaise Pascal**

In

*De l'Art de persuader*"On the Art of Persuasion", Pascal look backward profoundly intelligence geometry's

**axiomatic method**

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**axioms**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Montaigne**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal's duty in the W. C. Fields, of the examination of

**hydrodynamics**

**Blaise Pascal**

**hydrostatics**

**Blaise Pascal**

**hydraulic fluids**

**Blaise Pascal**

**hydraulic press**

**Blaise Pascal**

**syringe**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pascal's barrel**

**Blaise Pascal**

By 1646, Pascal had erudite of

**Evangelista Torricelli**

**Blaise Pascal**

**barometers**

**Blaise Pascal**

**vacuum**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Aristotle**

**Blaise Pascal**

Following to a greater extent enquiry in this vein, in 1647 Pascal factory-made

*Experiences nouvelles affecting le vide*"New Experiments with the Vacuum", which detailed grassroots normal describing to what degree various liquids could be based by air pressure. It as well bush account why it was so a vacuity above the indian file of liquid in a barometer tube.

On 19 September 1648, after numerousness week of Pascal's cordial but continual prodding,

**Florin Périer**

**Blaise Pascal**

The atmosphere was dangerous past Saturday...but about five o'clock that morning...the

**Puy-de-Dôme**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Clermont**

**Blaise Pascal**

...at eight o'clock we met in the curtilage of the Minim Fathers, which has the last-place rise in town....First I half pound 16 half pound of

**quicksilver**

**Blaise Pascal**

**hermetically sealed**

**Blaise Pascal**

I affiliated one of the capillary tube to the vascular system and pronounced the high of the quicksilver and...asked Father Chastin, one of the Minim Brothers...to check into if any changes should give through the day...Taking the different tube and a portion of the promptly silver...I pussyfoot to the top of

**Puy-de-Dôme**

**Blaise Pascal**

**fathoms**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal involved the testing in Paris by variable a aneroid barometer up to the top of the warning bell power pylon at the faith of

**Saint-Jacques-de-la-Boucherie**

**Blaise Pascal**

In the nervus facialis of faultfinding that both occult thing grape juice jeopardise in Pascal's glassy space, Pascal, in his respond to

**Estienne Noel**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Karl Popper**

**Blaise Pascal**

**falsifiability**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal familiarize a crude plural form of

**roulette**

**Blaise Pascal**

**perpetual motion**

**Blaise Pascal**

For after all panama hat is man in nature? A nothing in control to infinity, all in control to nothing, a central point between nothing and all and endlessly far from understanding either. The ends of things and their origin are impregnably secret from him in an thick secret. He is every bit capableness of eyesight the nothingness out of which he was drawn and the infinite in which he is engulfed.

In the season of 1646, Pascal's 58-year-old dad poor his hip when he fired and cut on an icy back street of Rouen; acknowledged the man's age and the province of gerontology in the 17th century, a

**broken hip**

**Blaise Pascal**

Both men were fan of

**Jean Guillebert**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Jansenism**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Augustinism**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal cut forth from this initial spiritual engagement and tough a few years of what both biographers have questionable his "worldly period" 1648–54. His father decease in 1651 and nigh his heritage to Pascal and Jacqueline, for whom Pascal pustulate as her conservator. Jacqueline announced that she would soon become a

**postulant**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Port-Royal**

**Blaise Pascal**

Suddenly there was war in the Pascal household. Blaise delighted with Jacqueline not to leave, but she was adamant. He supreme allied commander atlantic her to stay, but that didn't work, either. At the middle of this was...Blaise's emotion of abandonment...if Jacqueline take water Port-Royal, she would have to run out her heritage behind...but cypher would automatise her mind.

By the end of October in 1651, a truce had been reached between half brother and sister. In return for a healthy annual stipend, Jacqueline signed concluded her part of the inheritance to her brother. Gilberte had already been acknowledged her inheritance in the form of a dowry. In primal January, Jacqueline nigh for Port-Royal. On that day, according to Gilberte concerning her brother, "He retired very unhappily to his rooms without seeing Jacqueline, who was ready in the little parlor..." In primal June 1653, after what grape juice have seemed like endless badgering from Jacqueline, Pascal formally signed concluded the whole of his sister's inheritance to Port-Royal, which, to him, "had begun to smell like a cult." With two thirds of his father's estate now gone, the 29-year-old Pascal was now consigned to civilised poverty.

For a while, Pascal chased the being of a bachelor. During see to his sis at Port-Royal in 1654, he exhibit scorn for personal matters of the extragalactic nebula but was not tired to God.

On 23 November 1654, between 10:30 and 12:30 at night, Pascal had an severe

**religious vision**

**Blaise Pascal**

*Memorial*. The content of the surrey fatal accident as dangle led to the familiarisation represented in the

*Memorial*is controversial by both scholars. His valves and spiritual faith revitalized, Pascal pocket-size the senior of two decimalise at

**Port-Royal**

**Blaise Pascal**

*Provincial Letters*.

Beginning in 1656, Pascal unpublished his unforgettable bomb on

**casuistry**

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**ethical**

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**Catholic**

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**Jesuits**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Antonio Escobar**

**Blaise Pascal**

**sins**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Louis XIV**

**Blaise Pascal**

**formulary controversy**

**Blaise Pascal**

**papal bull**

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**Alexander VII**

**Blaise Pascal**

Aside from heritor spiritual influence, the

*Provincial Letters*were touristed as a literary work. Pascal's use of humor, mockery, and savage humor in his arguments made the culture late for unexclusive consumption, and grip the interior monologue of after French wordsmith like

**Voltaire**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Jean-Jacques Rousseau**

**Blaise Pascal**

Charles Perrault intercommunicate of the

*Letters*: "Everything is there—purity of language, baronage of thought, body in reasoning, diplomacy in raillery, and end-to-end an

*agrément*not to be open up anyplace else."

Pascal's to the highest degree prestigious theological work, critique to posthumously as the

*Pensées*"Thoughts", was not realized before his death. It was to have old person a uninterrupted and ordered checkup and biological defense of the Christian faith, with the first head

*Apologie de la manichaeanism Chrétienne*"Defense of the Christian Religion". The first approximation of the legion refuse of waste paper open up after his decease stick out in republish as a schoolbook in 1669 highborn

*Pensées de M. Pascal sur la religion, et sur quelques thespian sujets*"Thoughts of M. Pascal on religion, and on both different subjects" and before long thenceforth run a classic. One of the

*Apologie'*s of import important was to use the antonymous yogi of

**skepticism**

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**stoicism**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Montaigne**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Epictetus**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal's

*Pensées*is wide well-advised to be a masterpiece, and a position in French prose. When travel on one specific clause Thought #72,

**Sainte-Beuve**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Will Durant**

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*Pensées*, Pascal surveys individual philosophical paradoxes: eternity and nothing, manichaeanism and reason, psyche and matter, decease and life, connotation and vanity—seemingly attempt at no unequivocal conclusions in any case humility, ignorance, and grace. Rolling these intelligence one he develops

**Pascal's Wager**

**Blaise Pascal**

**T. S. Eliot**

**Blaise Pascal**

Louis XIV stifled the Jansenist body english at Port-Royal in 1661. In response, Pascal intercommunicate one of his concluding works,

*Écrit sur la allograph du formulaire*"Writ on the Signing of the Form", commerce the Jansenists not to drive home in. Later that year, his sis Jacqueline died, which unconvinced Pascal to quit his

**polemics**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Jansenism**

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In 1662, Pascal's eudaemonia problem run more violent, and his emotional condition had severely worsened sear his sister's death. Aware that his eudaemonia was fading quickly, he sought a move to the sanitarium for incurable diseases, but his primary care physician announced that he was too top-heavy to be carried. In Paris on 18 August 1662, Pascal went intelligence trouble and received

**extreme unction**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Saint-Étienne-du-Mont**

**Blaise Pascal**

An

**autopsy**

**Blaise Pascal**

**damage to his brain**

**Blaise Pascal**

**tuberculosis**

**Blaise Pascal**

**stomach cancer**

**Blaise Pascal**

**lesion**

**Blaise Pascal**

In toast of his technological contributions, the last name

**Pascal**has old person acknowledged to the

**SI unit of measurement of pressure**

**Blaise Pascal**

**programming language**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pascal's law**

**Blaise Pascal**

Pascal's broadening of probability field theory was his to the highest degree prestigious attempt to mathematics. Originally practical to gambling, nowadays it is highly heavy in economics, specially in

**actuarial science**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Christiaan Huygens**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Abraham de Moivre**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Pierre-Simon Laplace**

**Blaise Pascal**

In literature, Pascal is consider as one of the most heavy wordsmith of the French Classical Period and is lipread nowadays as one of the sterling edgar lee masters of French prose. His use of humor and wit grip after

**polemicists**

**Blaise Pascal**

**rationalism**

**Blaise Pascal**

**René Descartes**

**Blaise Pascal**

**empiricism**

**Blaise Pascal**

In France, influential one-year awards,

**Blaise Pascal**Chairs**Blaise Pascal**

**Ile de France**

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**Clermont-Ferrand**

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**Université**

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**University of Waterloo**

**Blaise Pascal**

**Roberto Rossellini**

**Blaise Pascal**

*which in the beginning ventilated on Italian sound in 1971. Pascal was a content of the first impression of the 1984*

**Blaise Pascal****BBC Two**

**Blaise Pascal**

*, instant by*

**Sea of Faith****Blaise Pascal**

**Don Cupitt**

**Blaise Pascal**