Sir Francis Bacon's Own Story by John Elisha RoeSir Francis Bacon's Own Story by John Elisha Roe

Sir Francis Bacon's Own Story

byJohn Elisha Roe

Paperback | February 5, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER III FRANCIS BACON'S WONDER. HIS TABULAR SYSTEM OF PHILOSOPHY. THAT SOMETHING ABSOLUTELY NEW OF THE SHAKESPEARE SONNET 59 AND ITS ETERNIZED "TABLES" OF SONNET 122 AND ITS "GREAT BASES FOR ETERNITY" OF SONNETS 124 AND 125; IN OTHER WORDS, HIS "NOBLEST BIRTH OF TIME," HIS "NEW BORN CHILD." WE are to say something new to the reader in this chapter, concerning the Baconian philosophy, which its critics, have thus far failed to discover; as well as to unite that philosophy with those of his Shakespeare Sonnets which concern it. We will endeavor to open to the student, as well as to interest the general reader. We trust the Baconian student will nowhere else find so concise an outline of the vital parts of the Baconian method. This anatomy should reward any labor he may bestow upon this work. In earlier pages we have touched to relation the chief of those Sonnets which concern the fall of their author, whoever he may have been. We would here call to relation the chief of those which concern that wonder, his tabular system of philosophy; and its eternized tables. For ease in apprehending the philosophy touched upon in the Sonnets to be reviewed, it seems proper at the outset to premise certain central thoughts concerning it. The Baconian system was in method absolutely new. It was based on distinctive "Tables of Discovery." They are important in that all else in the system is based upon them. All other systems of philosophy are logical systems, and based on arguments. This philosophy, though, we are the first to lay the claim, took origin in Bacon's investigation of the subject of light; which he calls "God's first creature." In his subtle doctrine of forms, light is God's first form or law. The wonder of the system arose out of disclosures which its tabl...
Title:Sir Francis Bacon's Own StoryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:66 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.14 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217990541

ISBN - 13:9780217990547