Reckoning Words: Baconian Science and the Construction of Truth in English Renaissance Culture

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Reckoning Words: Baconian Science and the Construction of Truth in English Renaissance Culture - Altegoer, Diana B

This book explores the rhetorical traditions and legacy left by Francis Bacon, focusing upon his ambiguous attitude towards the use of metaphorical and partisan language in scientific discourse. It argues that Bacon did not separate science and art; rather, he conceptualized a unique relationship between the two by creating an experiential "logic" ...

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