Sylva Sylvarum, or a Natural History in Ten Centuries: A Fine 1627 Edition (Illustrated) by Francis Bacon

Sylva Sylvarum, or a Natural History in Ten Centuries: A Fine 1627 Edition (Illustrated)

byFrancis Bacon, Timeless Books: Editor

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Francis Bacon was a great English philosopher and one of the founders of the modern system of political philosophy. He is in the row with the greatest thinkers as Isaac Newton, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Thomas Hobbes, and Jean Rousseau. Their collected thoughts have had strong influence on building the foundation of the United States and its endeavor of open society.

Francis Bacon’s SYLVA SYLVARUM OR A NATURAL HISTORY IN TEN CENTURIES was published in 1626.  It is regarded as one of the most important writings by Bacon and is seen as an effort by Bacon to build the new science. It contains 1000 experiments grouped in 10 groups of 10 centuries. There are solitary experiments and experiments in consort. The experiments that were originally came from Della Porta, Aristotle, Pliny, Cardano, and Sandys were substantially rewritten by Bacon. Moreover, Bacon integrated the experiments into a larger scale program and system in the book.

Bacon is forever remembered as essential enabler, reformer, philosophical advocate, and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution through his extremely influential works. His works have produced great influence on modern science. His view to the real world became widely recognised as the foremost philosophical and scientific voice. Bacon’s influence has been felt in nearly every field of the humanities and sciences.

This book is one of the most important ones about the thoughts of philosophic methodology and science to understand nature by Francis Bacon, one of the greatest thinkers of modern philosophy and scientists on the planet.


Title:Sylva Sylvarum, or a Natural History in Ten Centuries: A Fine 1627 Edition (Illustrated)Format:Kobo ebookPublished:September 22, 2015Publisher:www.WealthOfNation.comLanguage:English

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