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The New Atlantis (Classic Books of Enlightenment Philosophy) (Hardcover) By Francis Bacon
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The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon details the ideas and vision of the scientific utopia conceived by the author, and is offered here in hardcover. This story sets out a process of discovery whereby... More > sailors, lost off the Peruvian coastline, stumble across Bensalem. While the opening passages hold only the bare bones of plot, the emphasis once the explorers arrive in Bensalem is its university: Salomon's House. Promoted tenets include kindness, compassion and honesty, aesthetic beauty in public buildings and civic life, an intellectual spirit fostered among the population, a university named Salomon's House where sciences are studied and developed, and a strong sense of religious piety held by the population. Today, The New Atlantis is significant for statements of the ideals of the nascent Enlightenment era, in which Francis Bacon was an influential thinker. The text is also interpretative, with Bensalem's conversion to Christianity and the nature of its hierarchy poignant elements in the fiction.< Less
The New Atlantis (Classic Books of Enlightenment Philosophy) By Francis Bacon
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The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon details the ideas and vision of the scientific utopia conceived by the author. This story sets out a process of discovery whereby sailors, lost somewhere off the... More > Peruvian coastline, stumble across Bensalem. While the opening passages hold only the bare bones of plot, the emphasis once the explorers arrive in Bensalem is its university - Salomon's House. Promoted tenets include kindness, compassion and honesty, aesthetic beauty in public buildings and civic life, an intellectual spirit fostered among the population, a university named Salomon's House where sciences are studied and developed, and a strong sense of religious piety held by the entire population. Today, The New Atlantis is most significant for its statement of the ideals of the nascent Enlightenment era, in which Francis Bacon was an influential thinker. The text is also interpretative, with Bensalem's conversion to Christianity and the nature of its hierarchy poignant elements in the fiction.< Less
The New Organon (Novum Organum) By Francis Bacon
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The New Organon (in Latin, Novum Organum) is a historic work by Francis Bacon which lays out the system of logic which became known as the Baconian Method. Originally penned in Latin, this text... More > discusses the various methods of reasoning one may use to come to a sound conclusion. The philosophical debate on the nature of inductive and reductive thinking has seen scholars deem The New Organon to be one of the first writings to signify the Enlightenment period of human development. It would also prove notable for its questioning of antiquity: until this time, Greek thought on logic had gone largely unchallenged. Perhaps most significantly of all is this work's impact upon the eventual formulation of the scientific method. Although strictly a text of philosophy, it was the intellectual rigors described by Bacon that were to become a forebear to the intensive development of the sciences in the 17th and 18th centuries.< Less
The New Organon (Novum Organum) (Hardcover) By Francis Bacon
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The New Organon (in Latin, Novum Organum) is a historic work by Francis Bacon which lays out the system of logic which became known as the Baconian Method. Originally penned in Latin, this text... More > discusses the various methods of reasoning one may use to come to a sound conclusion. The philosophical debate on the nature of inductive and reductive thinking has seen scholars deem The New Organon to be one of the first writings to signify the Enlightenment period of human development. It would also prove notable for its questioning of antiquity: until this time, Greek thought on logic had gone largely unchallenged. Perhaps most significantly of all is this work's impact upon the eventual formulation of the scientific method. Although strictly a text of philosophy, it was the intellectual rigors described by Bacon that were to become a forebear to the intensive development of the sciences in the 17th and 18th centuries.< Less
The Essays of Francis Bacon: The Fifty-Nine Essays, Complete (Hardcover) By Francis Bacon
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This complete collection of Francis Bacon's essays is superbly presented and meticulously faithful to the original publication. An intellectual possessed of a staggering breadth of knowledge and... More > learning, Francis Bacon wrote many essays on a range of topics. Subjects such as married life, child rearing, the sins of envy and vainglory, and the virtues of friendship, love and good counsel are all thoughtfully expounded upon and detailed in these essays. Cautionary writings on the subjects of anger and revenge are also present; Bacon notably makes an impassioned plea for true justice, noting that the quality of mercy is a far higher virtue than the 'wild justice' born of angry revenge. Reflecting the early colonial times in which Francis Bacon lived, we also witness essays upon the subjects of travel, Empire, ambition and commerce. Well-traveled and curious about distant lands, it is also with experience that Bacon imbues color and depth to his essays.< Less
The Essays of Francis Bacon: The Fifty-Nine Essays, Complete By Francis Bacon
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This complete collection of Francis Bacon's essays is superbly presented and meticulously faithful to the original publication. An intellectual possessed of a staggering breadth of knowledge and... More > learning, Francis Bacon wrote many essays on a range of topics. Subjects as diverse as married life, child rearing, the sins of envy and vainglory, and the virtues of friendship, love and good counsel are all thoughtfully expounded upon and detailed in these essays. Cautionary writings on the subjects of anger and revenge are also present. Bacon notably makes an impassioned plea for true justice, noting that the quality of mercy is a far higher virtue than the 'wild justice' born of angry revenge. Reflecting the early colonial times in which Francis Bacon lived, we also witness essays upon the subjects of travel, Empire, ambition and commerce. Well-traveled and curious about distant lands, it is also with experience that Bacon imbues color and depth to his essays.< Less

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Birth Log Book Birth Log Book By Emily Rumsey
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