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  • Three Early Modern Utopias by Saint Thomas More
    Three Early Modern Utopias (English, Paperback) Saint Thomas More, Francis Bacon

    A unique edition of three early modern utopian texts, using a contemporary translation of More's Utopia and examining the Renaissance world view as shown by these writers. The edition includes the illustrative material that accompanied early editions of Utopia, full chronologies of the authors, notes, and glossary.

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  • Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon
    Francis Bacon (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    This authoritative edition was first published in the acclaimed Oxford Authors series under the general editorship of Frank Kermode. It includes The Advancement of Learning, the Essays, and New Atlantis as well as other texts, in modernized spelling and with generous annotation.

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  • The New Atlantis and The City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias by Francis Bacon
    The New Atlantis and The City of the Sun: Two Classic Utopias (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon, Tomasso Campanella

    Campanella was a student of logic and physics; Bacon focused on politics and philosophy ? but despite their authors' differences, both of these utopian visions reflect the spirit of 17th-century philosophy.

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  • Complete Essays by Francis Bacon
    Complete Essays (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    The Elizabethan sage offers wise, witty observations on truth, adversity, love, ambition, fame, and many other topics. Short but thought-provoking, these essays constitute an excellent combination of style and substance.

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  • The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon
    The Advancement of Learning (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    Francis Bacon's 'The Advancement of Learning,' which introduced the scientific method during the Scientific Revolution, had a profound impact on empirical philosophy. Bacon's text is addressed to King James. He begins by praising the king for his appreciation of knowledge. Then, he outlines his own treatise on the 'excellency of learning and knowledge'. Bacon contradicts King Solomon, who argued...

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  • The New Atlantis by Sir Francis Bacon
    The New Atlantis (English, Paperback) Sir Francis Bacon

    An unabridged edition, to include easy-read typeface with updated layout, and limited footnotes -

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  • Sir Francis Bacon by Sir Francis Bacon
    Sir Francis Bacon (English, Paperback) Sir Francis Bacon

    Sir Francis Bacon's "The New Atlantis" is a utopian novel about a mythical land called Bensalem, the inhabitants live happily with the sciences. "The New Atlantis" was published in 1627, the year after the Sir Francis Bacon's death. In "The New Atlantis," Bacon focuses on the duty of the state toward science, and his projections for state-sponsored research anticipate many advances in medicine and...

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  • New Atlantis by Francis Bacon
    New Atlantis (Hardback) Francis Bacon $28.37
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  • The Essays, or Counsels, Civil and Moral by Francis Bacon
    The Essays, or Counsels, Civil and Moral (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them.

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  • Three Early Modern Utopias by Sir Thomas More
    Three Early Modern Utopias (English, Paperback) Sir Thomas More, Francis Bacon

    While Thomas More first coined the word utopia in his 1516 book of the same name, the concept of a near perfect society dates at least back to the period of classical antiquity. Plato's "The Republic" is often cited as one of earliest attempts at addressing just such a society. However in the 16th century Thomas More's work established itself as the most famous example of this genre of literature....

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  • Of Empire by Francis Bacon
    Of Empire (Paperback) Francis Bacon $9.31
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  • The Advancement of Learning by Francis Bacon
    The Advancement of Learning (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    Bacon delineated the principles of the inductive thinking method and was a revolutionary thinker in his day. This definitive text outlines his break with the Aristotelians and his modern scientific view of nature.

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  • Essays of Francis Bacon by Sir Francis Bacon
    Essays of Francis Bacon (English, Paperback) Sir Francis Bacon

    Essays of Francis Bacon asks: WHAT is truth? said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Certainly there be, that delight in giddiness, and count it a bondage to fix a belief; affecting free-will in thinking, as well as in acting. And though the sects of philosophers of that kind be gone, yet there remain certain discoursing wits, which are of the same veins, though there be not so much...

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  • Sylva Sylvarum by Francis Bacon
    Sylva Sylvarum (Paperback) Francis Bacon $18.10
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  • Of Deformity by Francis Bacon
    Of Deformity (Paperback) Francis Bacon $8.84
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  • On Gardens by Francis Bacon
    On Gardens (Hardback) Francis Bacon $32.15
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  • The New Atlantis by Francis Bacon
    The New Atlantis (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon, Sir Francis Bacon

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic, timeless works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, so that everyone can enjoy them.

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  • The Essays of Francis Bacon by Francis Bacon
    The Essays of Francis Bacon (English, Paperback) Francis Bacon

    Though Francis Bacon considered the Essays "but as recreation of my other studies", he was given high praise by his contemporaries, even to the point of crediting him with having invented the essay form. Later researches made clear the extent of Bacon's borrowings from the works of Montaigne, Aristotle and other writers, but the Essays have nevertheless remained in the highest repute.Francis Bacon...

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