Works of Lord Bacon 1837, Volume 1

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kessinger Publishing's Rare Reprints, Jan 1, 2003 - Literary Collections - 488 pages
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Volume one of a four volume set of the complete works. With an introductory essay and portrait. Containing the philosophical works of the proficiencies and advancement of learning, divine and moral; Sylvia Sylvarum, or a natural history in ten centuries and physiological remains and medical remains; works moral, essays or counsels of good and moral; theological works; works political to a true report of the detestable treason.

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Francis Bacon was born in London in 1561. A powerful member of Parliament and lord chancellor under King James I, he was among the first of the English philosophers. He died in 1626.
Stephen Jay Gould is the Alexander Agassiz professor of zoology and professor of geology at Harvard and the Vincent Astor visiting professor of biology at New York University. Recent books include Full House, Dinosaur in a Haystack, and Questioning the Millennium. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and New York City.

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