|Francis Bacon. The Works of Francis Bacon. Volume 8. The Letters and the Life. I.|
|Elibron Classics, 2003, 431 pages.|
ISBN 9781421220796 paperback
ISBN 9781421220789 hardcover
|Volume 8. The Letters and the Life. I|
|This edition is published in 14 volumes sold separately.|
Replica of 1862 edition by Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, London.
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|Francis Bacon (1561-1626), list of works|
|Englishman Francis Bacon was a talented statesman, philosopher, and essayist, dedicated to scientific and judicial study of knowledge and truth; yet, there was a time when he was accused, fined, and sentenced for taking bribes as a judge. He could often be heard trumpeting about man's right to master the natural world - and it was Bacon who coined the phrase "Knowledge is power," expressed in his most famous work, The Advancement of Knowledge. Bacon's refined ideas anticipated, among other things, aspects of John Stuart Mill's utilitarian philosophy.|
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