Francis Bacon’s landmark writings on subjects ranging from anger and ambition, marriage and money, to envy and empire established him as the founding father of modern scientific thinking, with his rejection of superstition and his emphasis on proof and experiment, rational enquiry and reasoned argument.
• Of Revenge • Of Parents and Children • Of Envy • Of Love • Of Goodness and Goodness of Nature • Of Cunning • Of Beauty • Of Negotiating • Of Anger • And many more
Francis Bacon, philosopher, essayist, lawyer, and statesman, was born in London in 1561. He studied at Cambridge and was enrolled at Gray’s Inn in 1576. In 1584, he entered Parliament as the member for Melcombe Regis, subsequently representing other constituencies…. More about Francis Bacon