Pascal's legacy

  title={Pascal's legacy},
  author={Johnathon Ross},
  journal={EMBO reports},
The musings of a Belgian monk 300 years ago on the consequences of believing in God, or not, have influenced our Western life probably more than any other scientific or technological invention 
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  • Kam Yu
  • Springer Texts in Business and Economics
  • 2019