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Type: Mathematician
Nationality: French
Date of Birth: 19/06/1623
Date of Death: 19/08/1662


 

Blaise Pascal Quotes > To ridicule philosophy is...

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To ridicule philosophy is really to philosophize.
Blaise Pascal

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