Francis Bacon

The New Atlantis


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In 1623, Francis Bacon expressed his aspirations and ideas in New Atlantis. Released in 1627, this was his creation of an ideal land where p…

The Essays of Francis Bacon


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Voltaire was an atheist. Diderot was Enlightened. But trite titles seldom encompass completely the beliefs of any individual. And this one f…

The New Organon Or True Directions Concerning The Interpretation of Nature


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The Novum Organum is a philosophical work by Francis Bacon published in 1620. The title translates as "new instrument". This is a …

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 3


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 004


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A collection of eleven short nonfiction works in the public domain. The items included in this collection were independently selected by the…

The Wisdom of the Ancients, A Series of Mythological Fables


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"Now I suppose most people will think I am but entertaining myself with a toy, and using much the same kind of licence in expounding th…

Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books


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Charles W. Eliot, 21st President of Harvard University, edited this volume of prefaces ... authored by a Who's Who of World Literature: Baco…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 6


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The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 017


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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the re…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 030


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Twenty short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include botany, dreams, farming, history, li…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 059


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Sixteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Volume 59 contains an eclectic mix of readings, ra…

Short Poetry Collection 071


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This is a collection of poems for the month of September 2008