The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon

The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon

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First published in 1905, this reissued edition of The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon is an edited collection based upon the definitive seven volume edition of 1857, translated and prefaced by Robert Leslie Ellis and James Spedding. Of great historical, philosophical and scientific interest, this collection brings together translations of Bacona€™s most important works, including the Novum Organum, the De Augmentis Scientarium, the Parasceve, and the De Principiis atque Originibus, as well as works originally written in English, such as the Valerius Terminus and the Filum Labyrinthi. The reissue offers a comprehensive and provocative collection of the key writings of the man we now consider to be the father of Empiricism who popularised inductive methodologies for scientific inquiry. All works include prefaces by Robert Leslie Ellis and James Spedding, and the collection includes an introductory note from the editor John M. Robertson.And surely, when I set before me the condition of these times, in which learning hath made her third visitation or circuit, in all ... books to men of all fortunes ; the openness of the world by navigation, which hath disclosed multitudes of experiments, and a ... make that ancient and patient request, Verbera sad audi [ strike me if you will. only hear me] ; let men reprehend them, so they observe and weigh them.

Title:The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon
Author:John M. Robertson
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-06-17


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