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The Religious Foundations of Francis Bacon's Thought [electronic resource]

Stephen A. McKnight
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 2006.
Language
English
Series
Eric Voegelin Institute Series in Political Philosophy
ISBN
9780826216090 (alk. paper), 0826216099 (alk. paper)
Summary
"Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Bacon's religion obscured : the problem of reading in the "future indicative"
  • The new Atlantis
  • The great instauration
  • The new organon
  • Themes and images in Bacon's early writings
  • Conclusion: four key Baconian themes : instauration, providence, apocalypse, and vocation.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-187) and index.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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