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The religious foundations of Francis Bacon's thought

Author: Stephen A McKnight
Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 2006.
Series: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
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"Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher.
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McKnight, Stephen A., 1944-
Religious foundations of Francis Bacon's thought.
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005022339
(OCoLC)61362669
Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A McKnight
ISBN: 0826264999 9780826264992 0826216099 9780826216090
OCLC Number: 70789662
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages).
Contents: Bacon's religion obscured : the problem of reading in the "future indicative" --
The new Atlantis --
The great instauration --
The new organon --
Themes and images in Bacon's early writings --
Conclusion: four key Baconian themes : instauration, providence, apocalypse, and vocation.
Series Title: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
Responsibility: Stephen A. McKnight.

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"Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher.

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