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Bacon, Francis

  1. J Sutton

Published Online: 19 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0002352

eLS

eLS

How to Cite

Sutton, J. 2001. Bacon, Francis. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2001

Abstract

1561–1626 English statesman and philosopherof science whose empiricist methodological prescriptions influenced the early Royal Society.

Keywords:

  • experiment;
  • induction;
  • method