Tag: Francis Bacon

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| November 15, 2013

the supernova (concluded)

See part one here Thirty years after that supernova made its remarkable appearance in Earth’s skies, the Danish...

| November 14, 2013

the supernova (1)

a superbright supernova Historians have long debated the role that King Charles IX played in the great and terrible St....

| February 10, 2011

The New Atlantis (4)

The third section of The New Atlantis concerns the narrator’s interview with the Father of Salomon’s House,...

| February 7, 2011

The New Atlantis (3)

As I mentioned in an earlier post, Bacon’s unfinished The New Atlantis falls quite naturally into three parts. The...

| February 3, 2011

The New Atlantis (2)

Reading the first few pages of The New Atlantis, I was surprised by its effusive piety. God is invoked at every turn,...

| February 1, 2011

Bacon and the New Atlantis

I think I may continue, at least from time to time, this practice of book-blogging. I hope no one minds. But even if...