Blaise Pascal

By William Wood in March 2016

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Runtime: 37 mins

William Wood discusses the philosophy of Blaise Pascal and his distinctive approach to faith. Blaise Pascal was a French mathematician, religious philosopher and scientist. His thinking laid the foundation for modern probability theory. He is most famous for what is known as 'Pascal's wager'; the idea that the possible benefits of belief in God will out weight the minimal losses if proved incorrect.

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Produced in March 2016. Provisional captions.



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