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Delphi Collected Works of Francis Bacon

Delphi Series Eight

by Francis Bacon


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The father of Empiricism, the Elizabethan philosopher Francis Bacon was an advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution. His pioneering works argued for the possibility of scientific knowledge based only upon inductive reasoning and careful observation of events in nature. This comprehensive eBook presents Bacon's collected works, with numerous illustrations, rare texts appearing in digital print for the first time, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

  • Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Bacon's life and works

  • Concise introductions to the major texts

  • All the major works, with individual contents tables

  • Features rare treatises appearing for the first time in digital publishing

  • Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts

  • Excellent formatting of the texts

  • Special criticism section, with essays evaluating Bacon's contribution to philosophy and the 'Bacon is Shakespeare' theory

  • Features three biographies - discover Bacon's intriguing life

  • Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

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    The Books

    The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral

    The Colours of Good and Evil

    Meditationes Sacrae

    Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature

    The Advancement and Proficience of Learning Divine and Human

    In Felicem Memoriam Elizabethae

    De Sapientia Veterum

    Instauratio Magna

    Novum Organum Scientiarum

    History of the Reign of King Henry VII

    Translation of Certain Psalms into English Verse

    Preparative toward a Natural and Experimental History

    New Atlantis

    Sylva Sylvarvm

    Theological Tracts

    The Union of the Two Kingdoms of Scotland and England

    The Criticism

    Bacon is Shake-Speare by Sir Edwin Durning-Lawrence

    Shakespeare, Bacon, and the Great Unknown by Andrew Lang

    Forty Years of Bacon-Shakespeare Folly by John Fiske

    The Classification of the Sciences — Francis Bacon by Walter Libby

    The Biographies

    Bacon by R. W. Church

    The Mystery of Francis Bacon by William T. Smedley

    Brief Biography: Francis Bacon by Robert Adamson

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    Delphi Classics Ltd
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    Delphi Series Eight


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