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The Great Instauration

1620

Why is it canonical?

Francis Bacon, author of The Great Instauration, is widely considered to be the father of the scientific method. In this book comprised six sections, he lays out a philosophy upon which his call for a new form of thinking and education is based.

Creators

Francis Bacon

Locations

England

Languages

Latin

Periods

Renaissance

Images and Videos

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The Great Instauration title page

Resources

Full text in English