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Bacon, Francis - New Atlantis and The Great Instauration, ebook

New Atlantis and The Great Instauration

Bacon, Francis


This richly annotated second edition of the now-classic pairing of Bacon’s masterpieces, New Atlantis and The Great Instauration features the addition of other works by Bacon, including “The Idols of the Mind,” Of Unity in Religion” and “Of

Ridley, Brian - Reforming Science, ebook

Reforming Science

Ridley, Brian


In the 17th century Sir Francis Bacon advocated the patient study of Nature for the benefit of mankind. Most of science today, in its study of medicine, genetics, electronics etc., continues that pragmatic Baconian

Adams, Robyn - Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture, ebook

Diplomacy and Early Modern Culture

Adams, Robyn


The Ambassador’s Household: Sir Henry Wotton, Domesticity, and Diplomatic Writing
Mark Netzloff
11. The Postmistress, the Diplomat, and a Black Chamber?: Alexandrine of Taxis, Sir Balthazar Gerbier and the Power of Postal