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The two books of Francis Bacon Of the proficience and advancement of learning, divine and human. by Francis Bacon

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Published by J. W. Parker and son in London .
Written in English


  • Science -- Methodology,
  • Logic

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Edition Notes

ContributionsMarkby, Thomas, 1824-1870, ed.
LC ClassificationsB1192 .M2
The Physical Object
Pagination1 p. l., [v]-xii, 211, [1] p.
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6545005M
LC Control Number12016805

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As Harrison demonstrated, the reading of one of God’s books always informed the reading of the other. This dynamic is certainly present in the writings of Francis Bacon (–), but the specific case of Bacon also offers some revealing exceptions to the equation of the exegesis of scripture with the exegesis of by: 1. The author is Francis Bacon, and the quotation is from his book The Advancement of Learning. Here is the classical statement that there are two ways of understanding the character of God, through the Bible, and through the world he has made. Looking for books by Francis Bacon? See all books authored by Francis Bacon, including Essayes: Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and Allowed, and Three Early Modern Utopias: Thomas More, Utopia; Francis Bacon, New Atlantis; Henry Neville, The Isle of Pines, and more on Francis Bacon had sharply departed from him on this point, advancing instead his view that God was the author of two books, not one; and that while the Bible was indispensible for the knowledge of God's will, it was from God's other book, Nature, that we could learn to .

  Francis Bacon’s mother was also the sister-in-law of Lord Burghley. The younger of Sir Nicholas and Lady Anne's two sons, Francis Bacon began attending Trinity College, Cambridge, in April Died: Book uniquely combines key works by Locke and Bacon, no date but appears 1st 3rd 19th c. Lovely engraved frontis's for both books, hard card cover has what looks to be contemporary tape over spine and extending onto covers to give it the impression of being quarter bound, though the tape, which is split in two places, covers some of the text on.   Francis Bacon, in full Francis Bacon, Viscount Saint Alban, also called (–18) Sir Francis Bacon, (born Janu , York House, London, England—died April 9, , London), lord chancellor of England (–21). A lawyer, statesman, philosopher, and master of the English tongue, he is remembered in literary terms for the sharp worldly wisdom of a few .   Montaigne confessedly painted himself, declared that he was the matter of his own book,36 while with Bacon the man was merged in the author and the philosopher, who propounded like Seneca, and somewhat in Seneca’s style, the maxims of practical wisdom, that, to use Bacon’s own language, “come home to men’s business and bosoms,” and /5(K).