Item #2738 Thoughts on Religion, and Other Curious Subjects. Blaise PASCAL, Basil KENNETT.
Thoughts on Religion, and Other Curious Subjects

Thoughts on Religion, and Other Curious Subjects

London: Printed for D. Browne, 1749. 4th edition. Hardcover. 8vo. Quarter leather over marbled boards. [4], xxxvi, 375 pp.
Boards detached. Block is excellent, with very minor foxing to title page only and several marginal pencil markings. An excellent copy.
This is a mid-18th century edition of Kennett's (1674-1715) English translation of French polymath Pascal's (1623-1662) Pensées. An important contribution to late Renaissance theology which introduced the concept of "Pascal's wager." Item #2738

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