Bacon: His Writings And His Philosophy (1862)

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Kessinger Publishing, 2009 - Biography & Autobiography - 720 pages
Bacon: His Writings And His Philosophy is a book written by George Lillie Craik in 1862. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the life, writings, and philosophy of Francis Bacon, one of the most influential philosophers and statesmen of the 17th century.The book is divided into several chapters, each focusing on a different aspect of Bacon's life and work. The first chapter provides an overview of Bacon's life and career, including his early years, education, and political career. The following chapters delve into Bacon's writings, including his essays, scientific works, and philosophical treatises.Craik also explores Bacon's philosophy in depth, discussing his views on science, religion, politics, and ethics. He examines Bacon's theories of knowledge and scientific method, as well as his ideas on the role of government and the pursuit of human happiness.Throughout the book, Craik provides insightful analysis and commentary on Bacon's ideas, placing them in the context of the intellectual and political climate of his time. He also draws on a wide range of primary and secondary sources to provide a rich and nuanced portrait of Bacon as a thinker and writer.Overall, Bacon: His Writings And His Philosophy is an engaging and informative book that offers a valuable introduction to the life and work of one of the most important figures in the history of philosophy and science.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

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