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Cambridge Companion to Bacon (Markku Peltonen (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 9780521435345
Cambridge Companion to Bacon (Markku Peltonen (ed)) Paperback Book, (Cambridge University Press, 1996) 9780521435345
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Title: The Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Author: Peltonen, Markku (ed)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 1996

Paperback; ISBN: 9780521435345

Volumes: 1; Pages: 392

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Francis Bacon (1561-1626) is one of the most important figures of the early modern era. His plan for scientific reform played a central role in the birth of the new science. The essays in this volume offer a comprehensive survey of his writings on science, including his classifications of sciences, his theory of knowledge and of forms, his speculative philosophy, his idea of cooperative scientific research, and the providential aspects of Baconian science. There are also essays on Bacon's theory of rhetoric and history as well as on his moral and political philosophy and on his legacy.ContentsIntroduction Markku Peltonen1. Bacon's idea of science Paolo Rossi2. Bacon's classification of knowledge Sachiko Kusukawa3. Bacon's method of science Michel Malherbe4. Bacon's forms and the maker's knowledge tradition Antonio Prez-Ramos5. Bacon's speculative philosophy Graham Rees6. Bacon as an advocate for a cooperative scientific research Rose-Mary Sargent7. Bacon's science and religion John C. Briggs8. Bacon and rhetoric Brian Vickers9. Bacon and history John F. Tinkler10. Bacon's moral philosophy Ian Box11. Bacon's political philosophy Markku Peltonen12. Bacon's legacy Antonio Prez-Ramos.
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