Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

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  title={Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse},
  author={Lisa Jardine},
  year={1974}
}
By modern standards Bacon's writings are striking in their range and diversity, and they are too often considered a separate specialist concerns in isolation from each other. Dr Jardine finds a unifying principle in Bacon's preoccupation with 'method', the evaluation and organisation of information as a procedure of investigation or of presentation. She shows how such an interpretation makes consistent (and often surprising) sense of the whole corpus of Bacon's writings: how the familiar but… 

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