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Author McKnight, Stephen A., 1944-

Title The religious foundations of Francis Bacon's thought / Stephen A. McKnight
Published Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 2006


Description 1 online resource (193 pages)
Series Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy
Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy.
Contents Bacon's religion obscured : the problem of reading in the "future indicative" -- The new Atlantis -- The great instauration -- The new organon -- Themes and images in Bacon's early writings -- Conclusion: four key Baconian themes : instauration, providence, apocalypse, and vocation
Summary "Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-187) and index
Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 -- Religion
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- Modern.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005022339
ISBN 0826264999