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  • Descartes And Pascale
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    Perspectives on Human Reason Human reason is a topic that, without a doubt, can have multiple outlooks by various individuals. Descartes believed that reason was the ultimate cornerstone of human knowledge, while Pascale believed that reason alone could not allow someone to attain knowledge. He felt there were limits on reason. Both tried, to the best of their ability, to back their beliefs and make others see their point of view. Descartes doubted the senses and believed that people only knew t...
  • Blaise Pascal
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    Blaise Pascal was a great mathematician who lived in 17th Century France. His mother was Antoinette Began; she died when Blaise was three. His father, Etienne took the responsibility of bringing him up. Pascal had two sisters, Gilbert e and Jacqueline. Pascal began his studies in 1635 with his reading of Euclid's Elements and mastered them by age 12. This won the boy respect for his great talent in mathematics. Pascal in fact did not attend school; instead, Etienne brought him to lectures and ma...
  • Blaise Pascal
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    Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher. He had many important contributions to the mathematics and physics such as: the construction of mechanical calculators, considerations on probability theory, the study of fluids, concepts of the pressure and vacuum, and the Pascal Triangle. After a divine experience in 1654, he devoted himself to meditating and writing philosophy. His many discoveries in the field of mathematics have made him one of the...
  • Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal
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    Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal was born at Clermont, Auvergne, France on June 19, 1628. He was the son of 'Etienne Pascal, his father, and Antoinette B'e.g. one, his mother who died when Blaise was only four years old. After her death, his only family was his father and his two sisters, Gilbert e, and Jacqueline, both of whom played key roles in Pascal's life. When Blaise was seven he moved from Clermont with his father and sisters to Paris. It was at this time that his father began to school his s...
  • Pascal's Triangle And The Adding Machine
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    Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal was born on June 19, 1623 in Clermont-Ferrand, France and died August 19, 1662 of stomach cancer. Pascal was not only a great mathematician, he was also a man of great knowledge. Philosopher, mathematician, inventor, and scientific genius are just a few of the things he became in his life. Pascal helped create many things for this world as a whole, like when he invented the barometer, the hydraulic press, and of course (my personal favorite) the syringe. To the mathem...
  • Pascal's Kids And His Only Son
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    Blaise Pascal was born June 19, 1623 in Clermont Auvergne, France He was the third of Etienne Pascal's kids and his only son. Pascal's mother died when he was only three years old. In 1632 the Pascal family, Etienne and his four kids, left Clermont and settled in Paris. Pascal's father had decided to educate his son on his own. For some stupid reason Etienne decided that Blaise was not to study mathematics before the age of 15 and all mathematics texts were removed from their house. But Pascal b...
  • Pascal's Mathematics
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    Blaise Pascal (1623 – 1662 By Victoria HubblBlaise Pascal was born in Clermont-Ferrand, France, on June 19th, 1623. His mother, Antoinette Began, died when he was three; and his father, Etienne, who was a local judge with a scientific reputation, brought him up. Etienne Pascal retired and moved to Paris in 1631 to concentrate on his own scientific research and to take care of his son, Blaise, and his two daughters, Gilbert e and Jacqueline. Etienne had unorthodox views of education and dec...
  • Spite Of His Health Problems Pascal
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    Blaise Pascal was born in Clermont France on June 19, 1623 to Etienne Pascal. His mother died when he was only 3. He was the third of four children and the only boy. He was described as a man of: small stature, poor health, loud spoken, somewhat overbearing, precious, stubbornly persevering, a perfectionist, highly pugnacious yet seeking to be humble and meek. Pascal's father had somewhat unorthodox views on education, so he decided to teach his son himself. He forbade any mathematic teachings o...
  • 1 Pascal 1 N M Pascal
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    Hey i better get member ship Blasi e Pascal Blaise Pascal was a French religious thinker, mathematician, and physicist who possessed one of the greatest minds of the 17th century. Pascal was born in Clermont-Ferrand in central France on June 19, 1623. Pascal had two sisters named Gilbert e and Etienne, who refered to him as a prodigy. The Pascal family mother passed away in June of 1626, therefore the family moved to France in 1631. After his family moved to France, Pascal's father temporarily w...

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