Francis Bacon Biography
Bacon took up Aristotelian ideas, arguing for an empirical, inductive approach, known as the scientific method, which is the foundation of modern scientific inquiry. Statesman and philosopher Francis Bacon was born in London on January 22, 1561.
Francis Einstein? Albert Bacon?
No one knows what Nicely was thinking or where he got that quote. Best guess is that it’s a mangled quote from Francis Bacon, “… a little philosophy inclineth man’s mind to atheism; but depth in philosophy bringeth men’s minds about to religion.”
An Idiot's Guide To Francis Bacon, The Man Behind The World's Most Expensive Painting
(LEON NEAL/AFP/GettyImages) 2. His family claimed to have been descendants of the more well-known philosopher and politician, Francis Bacon. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was an English philosopher who defended the Scientific Revolution. In his most important ...
The Reason Why Francis Bacon's 'Lucian Freud' Is Worth $142 Million
While the world is scratching its head as it tries to digest the $142 million price tag slapped on Francis Bacon’s “Three Studies of Lucian Freud” at Tuesday night’s post-war and contemporary auction in Christie’s New York headquarters ...
The Francis Bacon Opera
I was hoping that the meeting wouldn’t go so well as to be converted into an opera itself, but true to the model of The Francis Bacon Opera I thought it ... he slurs his words and starts to say ‘philosophy’ instead. That’s more than just a slip ...