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" The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. "
Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 65
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The Final Frontier: America, Science, and Terror

Dominick Jenkins - 2002 - 332 pages
...Bacon's imagined utopian island located somewhere in the Pacific, "is the knowledge of causes, and the secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." It was an intoxicating idea. Yet events soon suggested that the attempt to realize Bacon's vision has...
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Francis Bacon's New Atlantis: New Interdisciplinary Essays

Bronwen Price - 2002 - 226 pages
...the light of Bensalem and 'dedicated to the study of the works and creatures of God', and source of 'the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire [and] ... effecting of all things possible'. It is, in other words, the engine of otherwise unheard...
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Webs of Reality: Social Perspectives on Science and Religion

William Stahl, Robert A. Campbell, Gary Diver, Yvonne Petry - 2002 - 260 pages
...goals of science thus: "The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes and the secret motion of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of human...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." 49 Implied here is that the causes of things can be discovered. The implications of this belief are...
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The Kingdom of Science: Literary Utopianism and British Education, 1612-1870

Paul A. Olson - 2002 - 398 pages
...progeny. The proposal that humankind attempr a permanent makeover of the natural world to accomplish the "enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire to the effecting of all things possible' " leads to the cteation of institutions of education and research that could conduct the makeovet....
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God and the Crisis of Freedom: Biblical and Contemporary Perspectives

Richard Bauckham - 2002 - 236 pages
..."Works 4. 248. ^Works 3. 222-23. l)sNew Atlantis, quoted in Preus, "Religion," 269: "the enlargement of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible." l*┬░The Masculine Birth of Time, in Farrington, The Philosophy of Francis Bacon, 62. wNovum Organon...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 868 pages
...functions whereto our fellows are assigned. And fourthly, the ordinances and rites which we observe. 'The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions0 of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire,0 to the effecting of all things...
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A History of Ideas About the Prolongation of Life

Gerald Joseph Gruman - 2003 - 246 pages
...was the guiding faith at "Solomon's House," the research center of Bacon's utopia, "New Atlantis." The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. 54 Furthermore, Bacon felt that meliorism rebounded to the advantage of pure science itself: that a...
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Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination

Denis Cosgrove - 2003 - 356 pages
...feature of late Renaissance cosmographic discourse. In his New Atlantis of i637 Francis Bacon wrote that "the end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire.""2 Bacon's triad would find graphic expression in the emblematic globe. stx Emblematif Globe...
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The Architecture of the Museum: Symbolic Structures, Urban Contexts

Michaela Giebelhausen, Michaela, {Hrsg.] Giebelhausen - 2003 - 268 pages
...contrary, Bacon emphasises the isolation and self-sufficiency of the scientific community. Although the 'end of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes,...motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of the Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible', the scientists withhold that 'which we...
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F

Jennifer Speake - 2003 - 516 pages
...was also an epistemological expansion, to know the world fully and scientifically by understanding "the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things;...and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire." In the late seventeenth century, the Royal Society in London issued its "Directions for Sea-men, bound...
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