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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 History of Science and Technology: A Browser's Guide to the Great ...

Bryan Bunch, Bryan H. Bunch, Alexander Hellemans - 2004 - 792 pages
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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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Francis Bacon and the Refiguring of Early Modern Thought: Essays to ...

Julie Robin Solomon, Catherine Gimelli Martin - 2005 - 284 pages
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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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Solomon's Treasure: The Magic and Mystery of America's Money

Tracy R. Twyman - 2005 - 248 pages
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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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The Active Society Revisited

Wilson C. McWilliams - 2006 - 366 pages
...College of Six Days," Bacon wrote that "the End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and the secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the...Empire, to the effecting of all things possible." 17. Francis Bacon, The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon. Ed. JM Robertson (London: George Routledge...
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Democratic Faith

Patrick Deneen - 2009 - 388 pages
...College of Six Days," Bacon wrote that, "the End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and the secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the...bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible."97 The discovery of "secret motions" and subsequent inventions that improve upon nature's...
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Thinking Utopia: Steps Into Other Worlds

Jorn Rusen, Jörn Rüsen, Michael Fehr, Thomas Rieger - 2005 - 328 pages
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Energy: Engine of Evolution

Frank Niele - 2005 - 224 pages
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