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Francis Bacon : history, politics, and science, 1561-1626

Author: B H G Wormald
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: Cambridge studies in the history and theory of politics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book Brian Wormald provides a fundamental reappraisal of one of the most innovative figures of the age. Though dedicated to his work on both 'natural science' and 'policy' Bacon's conception  Read more...

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Named Person: Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon; Francis Bacon
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: B H G Wormald
ISBN: 0521307732 9780521307734
OCLC Number: 22597250
Description: 409 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Acknowledgments --
1. Introduction --
2. Two programmes --
3. Knowledges are as pyramids --
4. Logic --
5. Policy: a great part of philosophy --
6. Morality and policy I --
7. Morality and policy II --
8. Morality and policy III --
9. Morality and policy IV --
10. Civil history of letters --
11. Civil history of the reign of King Henry the 7th --
12. Aims and claims --
13. No metaphysics of nature --
14. Bacon and his markers I --
15. Bacon and his markers II --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in the history and theory of politics.
Responsibility: B.H.G. Wormald.
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"Wormald provides important insights into Bacon's natural philosophy in the process of examining the similarities between his natural and civil philosophy programs." American Historical Review Read more...

 
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