Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

by Brian Harvey Goodwin Wormald
     
 

In this book Brian Wormald provides a fundamental reappraisal of Francis Bacon.See more details below

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In this book Brian Wormald provides a fundamental reappraisal of Francis Bacon.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521307734
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Studies in the History and Theory of Politics Series
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.06(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments; 1. Introduction; 2. Two programmes: know thyself and know the universe of nature; 3. Knowledges are as pyramids, whereof history is the basis - history civil - this latter extended to describe and to include the Common Law of England; 4. Logic - idols of the mind - rhetoric; 5. Policy: a great part of philosophy - Bacon's engagements of policy; 6. Morality and policy I; 7. Morality and policy II; 8. Morality and policy III; 9. Morality and policy IV; 10. Civil history of letters - civil history mixed; 11. Civil history of the reign of King Henry the 7th; 12. Aims and claims - but no metaphysics of nature; 13. No metaphysics of nature - civil history supplies Bacon's masculine birth of time; 14. Bacon and his markers I; 15. Bacon and his markers II; Notes; Index.

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