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Francis Bacon
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Of Ceremonies and Respect - Essays (1625). Also in: The works of Lord Bacon: with an introductory essay (1838 edition)
Francis Bacon
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Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature. - Essays (1625)


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Born: January 22, 1561

Died: April 9, 1626 (aged 65)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St. Alban, was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist and author. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method during the scientific revolution.

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