by , translated by William Finlayson Trotter
Pensées ("thoughts") represent a defense of the Christian religion by Blaise Pascal, and are in many ways his life's work. The collection was first published in 1669, seven years after his death.
1910 printing is available (transcription project).
- I. Thoughts on Mind and on Style
- II. The Misery of Man Without God
- III. Of the Necessity of the Wager
- IV. Of the Means of Belief
- V. Justice and the Reason of Effects
- VI. The Philosophers
- VII. Morality and Doctrine
- VIII. The Fundamentals of the Christian Religion
- IX. Perpetuity
- X. Typology
- XI. The Prophecies
- XII. Proofs of Jesus Christ
- XIII. The Miracles
- XIV. Appendix: Polemical Fragments
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.