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The religious foundations of Francis Bacon's thought [electronic resource] / Stephen A. McKnight.

By: McKnight, Stephen A, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Eric Voegelin Institute series in political philosophy: Publisher: Columbia, Mo. : University of Missouri Press, 2006Description: 1 online resource (193 p.).ISBN: 0826264999 (electronic bk.); 9780826264992 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 | Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626 -- Religion | PHILOSOPHY -- History & Surveys -- ModernGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Religious foundations of Francis Bacon's thought.DDC classification: 192 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Bacon's religion obscured : the problem of reading in the "future indicative" -- The new Atlantis -- The great instauration -- The new organon -- Themes and images in Bacon's early writings -- Conclusion: four key Baconian themes : instauration, providence, apocalypse, and vocation.
Summary: "Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-187) and index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Bacon's religion obscured : the problem of reading in the "future indicative" -- The new Atlantis -- The great instauration -- The new organon -- Themes and images in Bacon's early writings -- Conclusion: four key Baconian themes : instauration, providence, apocalypse, and vocation.

"Presents close analysis of eight of Francis Bacon's texts in order to investigate the relation of his religious views to his instauration. Attempts to correct the persistent misconception of Bacon as a secular modern who dismissed religion in order to promote the human advancement of knowledge"--Provided by publisher.

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