Francis Bacon: Vol. V: Translations of the Philosophical Works, Part I continued

Faksimile-Neudruck der ersten Ausgabe London, 1857–1874.

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ISBN 978-3-7728-0028-3
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This reprint comprises the works and letters by Francis Bacon (1561–1626) in the most complete edition, which is also recognized as being the best edition, with its introductions, explanatory annotations and indexes. The introductions contain information on the history of the origins and the editions of each of the works as well as on its position as a whole among Bacon’s works. An English translation has been added to the Latin works. The edition is rounded off with the biography of Bacon written by James Spedding.


Of the Dignity and Advancement of Learning Books II-VI
Natural and Experimental History:
History of the Winds
Preface to History of Heavy and Light
Preface to History of Sympathy and Antipathy
Preface to History of Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt
Fragment of Abecedarum Naturae
History of Life and Death
History of Dense and Rare
Inquiry Respecting the Magnet
Topics of Inquiry Respecting Light and Luminous Matter
Thoughts on the Nature of Things
On the Ebb and Flow of the Sea
On Principles and Origins, According to the Fables of Cupid and Coelum

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