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Francis Bacon Facts

Francis Bacon Facts

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Francis Bacon Scientist Facts Scientific Method
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Scientific method was the foundation for everything,
no experiments could have beendone correctly without it. Meaning there could only be theorists , but no scientist and much of what weknow today technically came from Francis Bacon
++++ Scrutinized works of Aristotle and Plato concluding they were the definition of WISDOM++++- Threefold goals were to discover truth, to serve his country, and to serve his church.-Wrote on questions of law, state and religion, as well as on contemporary politics- He published texts in which he speculated on possible conceptions of society- He pondered questions of ethics not only pondered but experimented because as said in Bacon’s own words“Experimenting is more important than theorizing”-Ideas concerning a reform of the sciences-Bacon found lacking in the Aristotle’s works was a master principle or general theory of science, which could be appliedto all branches of natural history and philosophy-Discovered the idea of Deductive ReasoningReasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)A deductive argument is valid
the truth of the conclusion actually does followAn example of a deductive argument and hence of deductive reasoning:
Student At Cambridge University at Age Sixteen
Was declared a new type of scientist: “TO STUDY TRUTH WE MUST STUDY THE WORLD AROUNDUS.”Urged the superiority of Objective Evidence over the implications of the rational methods for Theology and MathematicsWrote on the importance of Human Development… Intellectual + Social Growth
All men are mortalAll Bacon Is deliciousMr. Fisher is a manPigs make up all BaconTherefore,Mr. fisher is mortalTherefore, all pigs are delicious

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