# blaise pascal meaning

**Noun:**

**Blaise Pascal**

- French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)

- Pascal

**Type of: **mathematician, philosopher

**Encyclopedia:** Blaise Pascal

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*Blaise Pascal*invented the adding machine. - These ideas originate with
*Blaise Pascal*and Pierre de Fermat. - Other named role models are
*Blaise Pascal*and Plato. - The French philosopher
*Blaise Pascal*took faith to a place akin to Las Vegas. *Blaise Pascal*attacked what he called moral laxity in the casuistry of the Jesuits.