Who is Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban, (; 22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626), also known as Lord Verulam, was an English philosopher and statesman who served as Attorney General and as Lord Chancellor of England. His works are seen as contributing to the scientific method and remained influential through the later stages of the scientific revolution.Bacon has been called the father of empiricism. He argued for the possibility of scientific knowledge based only upon inductive reasoning and careful observation of events in nature. Most importantly, he argued that science could be achieved by the use of a sceptical and methodical approach whereby scientists aim to avoid misleading themselves. Although his most specific proposals about such a method, the Baconian method, did not have long-lasti...
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Salambuathaters: "as the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are all innovations, which are the births of time." ~ francis bacon
Mikgerri: study for a portrait, 1970, francis bacon
Republicpolicy: of ambition by francis bacon is relevant to the modern age
Pmscivilservant: francis bacon writes universal. ambition might have positive or negative connotation but one thing is sure,that it drives and propels success & aims. of ambition by francis bacon is relevant to the modern age
Gurglehurdle: 1. knowledge is power. – francis bacon
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No Passenger was known to flee'
 by Emily Dickinson

1406

No Passenger was known to flee-
That lodged a night in memory-
That wily-subterranean Inn
Contrives that none go out again-


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