Pascal's Wager

In Steven M. Cahn & David Shatz (eds.), Philosophy. Oxford University Press. pp. 250- (1982)
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A. Pascal's statement of his wager argument is couched in terms of the theory of probability and the theory of games, and the exposition is unclear and unnecessarily complicated. The following is a ‘creative’ reformulation of the argument designed to avoid some of the objections which have been or might be raised against the original
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