Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) was a philosopher, engineer and mathematician of genius. Among other major scientific and philosophical advances, he invented and built the first mechanical calculating machine in 1645, thus laying the concrete foundations of computer science.
The “Thoughts” are a collection of very short texts, divided into many themes, which were found after the death of Blaise Pascal. The “Thoughts” are Blaise Pascal’s most illustrious and striking work, which is also very accessible.
This series of films, directed by Benoît Labourdette and others in various contexts, is based on the principle of choosing a “Thought” and illustrating it. In 2023, we will celebrate the 400th anniversary of his birth. These films are a form of homage to this essential thinker.