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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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Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis

Michael Williams - 2003 - 716 pages
...discovery of the world and the discovery of man. — JULES MICHELET, Histoire de France (1855) The end ... is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of the Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. — FRANCIS BACON, The New Atlantis (1627)...
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The Social Context of Innovation: Bureaucrats, Families, and Heroes in the ...

2003 - 198 pages
...called the College of the Six Days Works, had the dual purpose of improving both science and technology: The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlargement of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. Bacon composed...
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Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

Professor Margaret Cavendish, Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish - 2003 - 348 pages
...Bacon's description of Salomon's House or the College of the Six Days' Works. The end of the College is 'the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the hounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible', Bacon, NewAtlantis, p. 480 Bacon...
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What Price Better Health?: Hazards of the Research Imperative

Daniel Callahan - 2003 - 350 pages
...is Francis Bacon, who wanted science to serve power and human autonomy, even achieving omnipotence, "the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible." By contrast, Holton argues, Jefferson's style of science "locates the center of research in an area...
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The Universal Kabbalah

Leonora Leet - 2004 - 542 pages
...For I will impart unto thee, for the love of God and men, a relation of the true state of Salomon's House. . . . The End of our Foundation is the knowledge...Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. . . . And this we do also: we have consultations, which of the inventions and experiences which we...
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Prefiguring Cyberculture: An Intellectual History

Darren Tofts, Annemarie Jonson, Alessio Cavallaro - 2002 - 346 pages
...is Bacon's visionary scientific research center, wherein the Fathers devote their lives to pursuing "the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things:...human empire to the effecting of all things possible" (1992, 27). In their vast laboratories, they are able, for example, to imitate the conditions of mines...
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Futuring: The Exploration of the Future

Edward Cornish - 2004 - 348 pages
...which has a research institute known as Solomon's House at its center. All the island's citizens seek "the knowledge of causes and secret motions of things,...empire, to the effecting of all things possible." Bacon's utopia reflected his belief that the purpose of knowledge, including natural philosophy, or...
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - 2005 - 471 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,...deep caves of several depths; the deepest are sunk 600 fathoms; and some of them are digged and made under great hills and mountains; so that if you reckon...
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Culture and Materialism

Raymond Williams - 2005 - 292 pages
...perfection of all good fashions, humanitye and civile gentilnesse [More— first English translation, 1551]; the end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible [Bacon, 1627]. It can be agreed that the two fictions exemplify the difference between a willed general...
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The Cambridge History of Seventeenth-Century Music, Volume 1

Lecturer in Music Royal Holloway and Bedford New College Tim Carter, Tim Carter, John Butt, Cambridge University Press - 2005 - 636 pages
...publicly funded research institute dedicated to the cooperative study of God's works, the aim of which was 'knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things;...bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible'.21 Thus as well as dealing with causes (which are addressed more fully in Sylva sylvarum),...
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