Note on Pascal1

   Alongside the meditative life, the complexity and the imperfection of man demands other lives. Life according to understanding, according to the feelings, according to physical energy. Descartes I have dedicated...

1. Notes written by Proust in the margin of his copy of Pascal's Pensées. Probably written in 1888-1889 during the period of his philosophy classes taught by Alphonse Darlu.

From Bulletin de la société des amis de Marcel Proust et des amis de Combray, no 27, 1977, p406, Proust lecteur de Pascal, Annie Barnes.

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