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"Pensees" -Blaise Pascal

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Background about author and title
French; Catholic; Mathematician
(influenced by Descartes's writings)
Pensees=thoughts
Jansenism
against free-will
Why anti-scholasticism?
believes reason cannot define God; God is infinity we are finite
Rational thinking vs. intuition?
Can't prove God;
Use intuition=the heart knowledge=spiritual senses;
What was the Wager?
a gamble about whether or not God exists; gamble with the choices you make and what you reflect to the world
Infinity?
Finite?
infinity=limitless/endless entity of love
finite=measurable
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