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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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A Text-book in the Principles of Education

Ernest Norton Henderson - 1910 - 624 pages
...foreshadowed in the dream of "Saloman's House" or the "College of the Six Days' Work," of which he says : — "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." 1 It is true that...
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Philosophy of Science: Contemporary Readings

Yuri Balashov, Alexander Rosenberg - 2002 - 522 pages
..."Salomon's House" where all the activities of research have been concentrated. The visitor is told: "The end of our Foundation is the knowledge of causes...the enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the affecting of all things possible."2 The "Father" of the House describes the caves where mining experiments...
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La pedagogia tedesca contemporanea, Volume 1

Michele Borrelli - 1995 - 416 pages
...scopo della casa di Salomone, della ricerca scientifica, "is the knowledge of causes, and secret motion of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible" (4). E l'adempimento di tali scopi è cosi constatò in senso più ampio e lungimirante il preilluminista...
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Utopische Profile, Volume 1

Richard Saage - 2001 - 244 pages
...(185). 3"Pfeiffer 1983, S. 54. 3'Seeber/Bachem 1985, S. 157. 32Die entscheidende Formulierung lautet: "The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the cnlarging of the bounds of human empire. to the effecting of all things possible" (Bacon 1825, S. 364f.)....
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Peace Among the Willows: The Political Philosophy of Francis Bacon

Howard B. White - 1968 - 286 pages
...styled the "lanthorn" of the kingdom. We are specifically told that the end of the foundation includes the "enlarging of the bounds of human empire to the effecting of all things possible." 32 Science is pervasive. The scientists decide which experiments and inventions to reveal to the public...
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American Philosophy of Technology: The Empirical Turn

Hans Achterhuis - 2001 - 175 pages
...Bacon's New Atlantis, the technologists of "Solomon's House" were charged with, among other things, "enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible." And Descartes speaks in analogous terms about the possibility of attaining knowledge useful to life...
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Judaism and Environmental Ethics: A Reader

Martin D. Yaffe - 2001 - 422 pages
...example, that the announced practical aim of modern science according to Bacon's New Atlantis ("enlarging the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible") and Descartes' Discourse on Method ("rendering ourselves as masters and possessors of nature") implies...
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The Ice and the Inland: Mawson, Flynn, and the Myth of the Frontier

Brigid Hains - 2002 - 272 pages
..."establishment of the Kingdom of Man" — Lord Bacon'. Mawson may well have been thinking of Bacon's claim that: 'The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes,...bounds of human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible'.36 Bacon's utopia, the New Atlantis, was a technocratic society ruled by magus-like scientists;...
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Virtual Organization: Toward a Theory of Societal Transformation Stimulated ...

Abbe Mowshowitz - 2002 - 264 pages
...material. Some three centuries ago, Francis Bacon expressed the promise of science and technology as "the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things;...Human empire, to the effecting of all things possible" (Bacon, 1627). Alas, our restless probing and meddling have not always served to enlarge the bounds...
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Inverse Problems in Atmospheric Constituent Transport

I. G. Enting - 2002 - 392 pages
...key reference. Chapter 19 Conclusions The end of our Foundation is the knowledge of causes, and the secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. Sir Francis Bacon: New Atlantis (1627). Inverse modelling of the atmospheric transport of trace constituents...
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