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The Instauratio Magna: Last Writings (The Oxford Francis Bacon)



This volume belongs to the first new critical edition of the works of Francis Bacon (1561-1626) to have been produced since the nineteenth century. The edition presents the works in broadly chronological order and according to the best principles of modern textual scholarship. The seven works in the present volume belong to the final completed stages (Parts III-V) of Bacon’s hugely ambitious six-part sequence of philosophical works, collectively entitled Instauratio magna (1620-6). All are…

The Oxford Francis Bacon Volume Xii

ISBN 10 : 0199265003
ISBN 13 : 9780199265008

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was a genuine midwife of modernity. He was one of the first thinkers to visualise a future which would be guided by a cooperative science-based vision of ..


The Instauratio Magna Part Ii

ISBN 10 : 0199247927
ISBN 13 : 9780199247929

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was a genuine midwife of modernity. He was one of the first thinkers to visualize a future that would be guided by a cooperative science-based vision of b..


The Uses Of The Future In Early Modern Europe

ISBN 10 : 9781135191955
ISBN 13 : 1135191956

Is modernity synonymous with progress? Did the Renaissance really break with the cyclical, agrarian time of the Middle Ages, inaugurating a new concept of irreversible time in a se..


The Oxford Handbook Of British Philosophy In The Seventeenth Century

ISBN 10 : 9780191642005
ISBN 13 : 0191642002

The Oxford Handbook of British Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century comprises twenty-six new essays by leading experts in the field. This unique scholarly resource provides advanc..



The Making Of Copernicus

ISBN 10 : 9789004281127
ISBN 13 : 9004281126

The volume articles examine exemplarily how some of the Copernicus myths came about and if they could hold their ground. They investigate methodological, institutional, textual and..


Editing Early Modern Texts

ISBN 10 : 9780230228788
ISBN 13 : 023022878X

This book provides an approachable exposition of the rationale of textual editing with special reference to texts from between 1550-1800. The volume explains how manuscript and pri..


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