Francis Bacon's Valerius Terminus and the Voyage to the "Great Instauration".

Abstract

Francis Bacon's earliest surviving natural philosophical treatise (composed circa 1603) bears the title Valerius Terminus of the Interpretation of Nature. This study, resting on fresh attention to the surviving authorial manuscript, has three goals. It begins by identifying a lost precursor work apparently entitled "Of Active Knowledge." It then examines… (More)
DOI: 10.1353/jhi.2017.0021

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