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 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. For Bacon, finding the essence of a thing was a simple process of reduction, and the use of inductive reasoning . . . This work was critical in the historical development of the scientific method. (Summary by Wikipedia) (8 hr 30 min)

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Author's Preface 9:14 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 1-44 16:12 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 45-60 15:41 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 61-68 16:35 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 69-77 16:41 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 78-91 28:06 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 92-107 17:55 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 108-120 18:37 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 1, Aphorisms 121-130 20:20 Read by Alan Shaw
Book 2, Aphorisms 1-10 24:39 Read by Craig Campbell
Book 2, Aphorisms 11-12 29:54 Read by Craig Campbell
Book 2, Aphorism 13 22:40 Read by Craig Campbell
Book 2, Aphorisms 14-20 23:40 Read by MorganScorpion
Book 2, Aphorisms 21-26 24:07 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 27-32 23:52 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 33-35 19:28 Read by Julie VW
Book 2, Aphorism 36 25:09 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 37-40 27:26 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 41-47 33:39 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorism 48 Part 1 (par1-21) 35:30 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 48 Part 2 (par22-34), 49, 50 Part 1 (par1-5) 31:19 Read by Geoffrey Edwards
Book 2, Aphorisms 50 Part 2 (par6-19), 51, 52 29:58 Read by Geoffrey Edwards