Essays Tagged: "Pascal"

Forgiveness

redemption for our sins. He did this through his death and resurrection, or what we refer to as the pascal mystery. We still encounter the saving presence of the Lord in the sacraments and in the Word ... is the ultimate expression of reconciliation in itself because it is the ultimate expression of the pascal mystery. The Lord's Prayer has always held a climatic role in the Eucharist. It has always be ...

(12 pages) 189 0 3.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

general explanations of Albert Camus's philosophy

ary 4, 1960.Camus's deepest philosophical interests were in Western philosophy, among themSocrates, Pascal, Spinoza, and Nietsche. His interest in philosophy was almostexclusively moral in character. ...

(1 pages) 92 2 5.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Computer Technology, programming

ing, because students receive immediate feedback on their screens. The programming languages Basic, Pascal, C, and Database are discussed; tips on learning the languages are offered; and a list of pub ...

(3 pages) 184 0 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Descartes vs. Pascal

used in their study. Two classic thinkers who contrasted on their view of reason were Descartes and Pascal. Though both saw reason as the primary source of knowledge, they disagreed over the competenc ... es, the skeptic, said that we could use reason to find certain truth if we used it correctly, while Pascal said that we can't know certain truth, but reason is the best source of knowledge that we hav ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Comparative Philosophy & Ethics

1 page response paper on narrative of the life of Olaudah Eqiano (a slave)

n the east of the America's, he was shipped over to England. Here he worked for a man named Captain Pascal. Olaudah kept on saving his money and finally made enough to buy him self out of slavery. Thi ...

(1 pages) 52 1 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Pascal and his life table.

Pascal was a child prodigy, who was educated by his father. He was a mathematician of the first orde ... e invented a calculating machine to help his father, who served as Royal Tax Commissioner at Rouen. Pascal is often credited with the discovery of the mathematical theory of probability, and he also m ... theory of probability, and he also made serious contributions to number theory and geometry.In 1646 Pascal learned of Toricelli's experiments with the barometer and the theory of air preassure. These ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

An algorithm which allows the user to input a variable number of examination marks, calculates the average and prints the average.

steps in a pseudocode form which then could be converted into a chosen computer language -possibly Pascal, C++, Fortran, etc. The steps of designing the algorithm for each problem are written in plai ... nd distance c should be calculated according to the set of equations given below:Equation 1:Write a Pascal program which:1.Accepts values for a and b that remain constant through the calculations.2.Ac ...

(5 pages) 69 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Peut-on comparer l'histoire de l'humanité à l'histoire d'un homme ?

?* La comparaison n'est pas seulement possible. Elle a été soutenue - par exemple par Pascal. On devine ce qui, dans une telle image, peut rassurer: n'a-t-on pas le sentiment de parvenir ...

(5 pages) 18 0 4.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Commentaire composé : Marivaux « Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard » Acte II scène 11

des modèles antiques et l'invention de formes modernes. Suivant l'exemple de Descartes et de Pascal, les Modernes critiquent l'Antiquité parce qu'ils contestent le principe d'autorit&eac ...

(15 pages) 15 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

"The Metamorphosis," written by Franz Kafka

a story that employs magic realism and dream logic to create a drama of illness. It is said in Roy Pascal's book Kafka's Narrators: A study of his stories and sketches that the abstract structure of ... amorphosis." Explain to me some stories of Kafka. Ed. Angel Flores. New York: Gordian, 1983. 103-22.Pascal, Roy. Kafka's Narrator's: A study of his stories and sketches. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge UP, 1 ...

(7 pages) 153 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Philosophy: Reason vs. Revelation, Asses the extent to which faith is more valid if based on reason rather than revelation.

tance of beliefs about God by a deliberate act of will, rather than on the concept of relationship. Pascal took the voluntarist approach to faith. 'Pascal's Wager' states that 'If we wager our lives t ...

(3 pages) 72 0 2.3 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"Muy Contento" de Ana María Matute: El Tema de Existencialismo

empranos. Entre los filósofos que eran primeros para aceptar las ideas de existencialismo estaban Pascal, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, y Heidegger.Sartre, un filósofo francés, dio el significado a l ...

(6 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Finding patterns in Pascal's Triangle: Pascal and the 12 days of Christmas.

When first looking at Pascal's Triangle it may look like a simple triangle made up of adding numbers together and forming ... u closely there are numerous patterns between the rows. One of my favorite patterns that I found in Pascal's Triangle is that of The Twelve Days of Christmas. This is a simple and very understandable ... is that of The Twelve Days of Christmas. This is a simple and very understandable way of explaining Pascal's Triangle.There are four steps to this method. With the first being the number of new gifts ...

(2 pages) 45 1 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Philosophy of Albert Camus

ry 4, 1960.Camus's deepest philosophical interests were in Western philosophy, among them Socrates, Pascal, Spinoza, and Nietsche. His interest in philosophy was almost exclusively moral in character. ...

(1 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Assignment regarding the fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio - maths assignemnt

Question 1(a) The Fibonacci sequence can be achieved from Pascal's triangle by adding up the diagonal rows. Refer to Figure 1.1Figure 1.1This is possible as l ... up the diagonal rows. Refer to Figure 1.1Figure 1.1This is possible as like the Fibonacci sequence, Pascal's triangle adds the two previous (numbers above) to get the next number, the formula if Fn = ... ngle adds the two previous (numbers above) to get the next number, the formula if Fn = Fn-1 + Fn-2. Pascal's Triangle is achieved by adding the two numbers above it, so uses the same basic principle. ...

(13 pages) 64 0 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Pascal's gamble: The False Dilemma

Do you agree with Pascal's gamble on the existence of god?I do not agree with Pascal's gamble for many reasons. Lookin ... e on the existence of god?I do not agree with Pascal's gamble for many reasons. Looking religiously Pascal was a Catholic Christian. What does this prove you may ask? It means he hasn't been looking p ... eaven. So we have to add a factor that there are thousands of religions. Now the chances of winning Pascal's gamble have thinned dramatically. Some religions do not even need a god for example Buddhis ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

ASD

ignment 1.The last part of this statement refers to the air pressure inside the pipe is 500 to 1000 Pascal's. This refers to the amount of pressure that the air exerts on a manometer. A manometer meas ...

(2 pages) 405 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Truth: Truth In Relation To Love And Friendship

he great philosophers had to say about it. The two authors whose ideas I read about were Milton and Pascal. Both had many interesting things to say about the topic of truth.The book Paradise Lost expr ... chose had more to say about how to perceive the truth, rather than how to tell it. This author was Pascal. In Section II ("The Misery of Man Without God"�) from his book, Pensées, ...

(5 pages) 12 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fairy Tale Good Vs. Evil

nd Roland is reunited with his real lover again."Great and small suffer the same mishaps." ? Blaise Pascal The Oxford Paperback Dictionary also describes the word ?evil? to be ?disagreeable and unplea ...

(4 pages) 22 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Samba Diallo's Journey Ambiguous Adventure Book Review - Francophone Literature

ghts from the West. These "Ambiguous" thoughts represented really well when Samba Diallo is reading Pascal which is about the man of the west. In the story he was reading in the book, it says "The Roa ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature