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The Advancement of Learning

The full title of this 1605 book is Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Human. It is written in the form of a letter to King James. Divided into two books, Bacon starts by giving philosophical, civic and religious arguments for the aim of advancing learning. In the second book, he analyses the state of the sciences of his day, stating what was being done incorrectly, what should be bettered, in which way should...

The New Organon By Francis Bacon
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The New Organon By Francis Bacon

The Novum Organum, full original title Novum Organum Scientiarum, is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon, written in Latin and published in 1620. The title is a reference to Aristotle's work Organon, which was his treatise on logic and syllogism. In Novum Organum, Bacon details a new system of logic he believes to be superior to the old ways of syllogism. This is now known as the Baconian method.