Describe the scientific and philosophical work of Sir Francis Bacon



Bacon’s impact on the scientific field was immense  in his works he included various topics: ethics, politics, history, law, science, religion, philosophy.
– He was a scientist, philosopher, the creator of the English essay.
– In Essays he wrote statements of fundamental ethical principles and raised many important fundamental issues (e.g. fear of death & the nature of revenge)
– In The Advancement of Learning he argued against learning from religion/politics (book 1) and wrote about his view on poetry (book 2).
– In Novum Organum he argued for a new scientific method of logical reasoning, free of prejudice from the past and the received affectations of the present -> the INDUCTIVE LOGICAL REASONING
– In New Atlantis he anticipates the Royal Society of London. It outlines Bacon’s scientific utopia, portrays a vision of the future of human discovery and knowledge.

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