Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Blaise Pascal: Mathematician, Physicist and Thinker about God

Blaise Pascal: Mathematician, Physicist and Thinker about God (Hardback)

£119.99
Usually despatched within 2 weeks.
Order now for Free delivery in the UK.
More on delivery...

Synopsis

This chronological survey explores Pascal's (162362) achievement as mathematician, physicist and religious thinker; it also has a chapter on his life. His work on conic sections, the probability calculus, number theory, cycloid curves and hydrostatics is considered in detail. Analyses of the Provincial Letters and the Thoughts bring out the many distinctive features, thematicnn and technical, of each text. Pascal's lesser known works are also studied. There is a chapter on the Wager argument. A wide-ranging bibliography completes the book.

Philosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyReligion & BeliefsReligion: generalPhilosophy of religionScience & MathematicsMathematicsScience & MathematicsPhysics Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Publication Date: 19/12/1994 ISBN-13: 9780333550366  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
Availability: Usually despatched within 2 weeks. Login for Quick Checkout Add to Basket

DONALD ADAMSON

More books by D. Adamson

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Seven Types of Atheism
(Hardback)
John Gray
 
 
£20.00
 
Rene Girard and Raymund Schwager:...
(Paperback)
Scott Cowdell; Joel Hodge; Chris...
 
 
£28.99
 
Lutheran Theology and Secular Law: ...
(Hardback)
Marie Failinger; Ronald W. Duty
 
 
£115.00
 
Personhood in the Byzantine Christian...
(Hardback)
Alexis C. Torrance; Symeon Paschalidis
 
 
£105.00
 
Latest Blog
Read an extract from Olivia Sudjic's Sympathy
26/04/2018

Olivia Sudjic's debut novel Sympathy has been called the first great Instagram novel. Read an extract from this story of obsession and identity.

#FoylesFive: Portugese Foyles Five
25/04/2018

With the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution upon us, Gary from our Fiction department shares a few tips for getting to know Portugal better...

Max Porter on the Portobello Prize
24/04/2018

What makes great non-fiction? And how do you tell a true story? To celebrate the inaugural Portobello Prize for Narrative Non-Fiction, on 1st May 2018 we're hosting an evening with Portobello Books — a panel discussion on the nature of non-fiction writing in today's literary landscape, followed by the announcement of the first ever winner of the Prize.

View all Blog Entries
Twitter
Show/Hide Tweets
© W&G Foyle Ltd