Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy
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Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy by Stephen Gaukroger

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literature: History & Criticism,
  • Modern Western philosophy, c 1600 to the present,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century,
  • Bacon, Francis,--1561-1626--Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / History, Criticism, Surveys,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • 1561-1626,
  • Bacon, Francis,,
  • Philosophy, Modern

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7754691M
ISBN 100521801540
ISBN 109780521801546

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  Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy by Stephen Gaukroger Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This ambitious and importa /5. Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy This ambitious and important book provides the first truly general ac- count of Francis Bacon as a philosopher. Francis Bacon (–), the English philosopher, statesman and jurist, is best known for developing the empiricist method which forms the basis of modern science. Bacon's writings concentrated on philosophy and judicial reform.   This book is the first collection of essays on the subject of early modern experimental philosophy. It will appeal to scholars and students of early modern philosophy, science and religion. TABLE OF CONTENTS.

Francis Bacon - Francis Bacon - Thought and writings: Bacon appears as an unusually original thinker for several reasons. In the first place he was writing, in the early 17th century, in something of a philosophical vacuum so far as England was concerned. The last great English philosopher, William of Ockham, had died in , two and a half centuries before the Advancement of Learning; the. The New Organon Francis Bacon PREFACE PREFACE Those who have taken it on themselves to lay down the law of nature as something that has already been discovered and understood, whether they have spoken in simple confi-dence or in a spirit of professional posturing, have done great harm to philosophy and the sciences. As well as succeeding.   It was not until , when Bacon published Book One of Novum Organum Scientiarum (novum organum is Latin for "new method"), that Bacon established himself as a .   In his conclusion Gaukroger affirms that Bacon "inaugurated the transformation of philosophy into science, and philosophers into scientists," having turned science into a communal enterprise where it had formerly been "a contemplative discipline exemplified in the individual persona of the moral philosopher" ().

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, PC QC (/ ˈ b eɪ k ən /; 22 January – 9 April ), also known as Lord Verulam, was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of works are credited with developing the scientific method and remained influential through the scientific revolution.. Bacon has been called the father of. Francis Bacon and the transformation of early-modern philosophy/ Stephen Gaukroger. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 0 0– isbn 0 8(pbk.) 1. Bacon, Francis, – 2. Philosophy, Modern – History. I. Title. bg38 – dc21 00– isbn 0 0hardback isbn 0 8paperback. DOI: /CBO Corpus ID: Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy: Prologue @inproceedings{GaukrogerFrancisBA, title={Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy: Prologue}, author={Stephen Gaukroger}, year={} }. Francis Bacon and the Transformation of Early-Modern Philosophy (Review). Alan Stewart - - Journal of the History of Philosophy 40 (4) The Cambridge Companion to Bacon. Markku Peltonen (ed.) - - Cambridge University Press.