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People/Characters: Francis Bacon

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1603: The Death of Queen Elizabeth I, the Return of the Black Plague, the Rise of Shakespeare, Piracy, Witchcraft, and the Birth of the Stuart Era by Christopher Lee
Action Philosophers Giant-Size Thing Vol. 3 by Fred Van Lente
The Advancement of Learning (Modern Library Science) by Francis Bacon
Adventures in Genius by Will Durant
The Adventures of Alexander Von Humboldt (Pantheon Graphic Library) by Andrea Wulf
Aerobics for the Mind: Practical Exercises in Philosophy that Anybody can Do by Michael Potts
The age of reason : the 17th century philosophers by Stuart Hampshire
The Age of Reason Begins by Will Durantnot in English Common Knowledge
All the Queen's Men by Peter Brimacombe
All the Queen's Men: Elizabeth I and Her Courtiers by Neville Williamsnot in English Common Knowledge
Bad Science: Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks by Ben Goldacre
Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers by S. E. Frost
Believing Bullshit: How Not to Get Sucked into an Intellectual Black Hole by Stephen Law
Brief Lives by John Aubrey
Brief lives, and other selected writings by John Aubrey
Darwin: Norton Critical Edition by Philip Appleman
The Desperate Remedy: Henry Gresham and the Gunpowder Plot by Martin Stephen
England: 1000 Things You Need to Know by Nicholas Hobbes
Epochs of European civilization: Reformation to the twenty-first century by Geoffrey A. Hosking
Essential Doctor Strange, Volume 3 by Steve Englehart
Fake: Forgery, Lies, & eBay by Kenneth Walton
Francis Bacon: Painter of a Dark Vision by Christophe Dominonot in English Common Knowledge
Frensis Bekons, viņa dzīve un filozofija, sakarā ar grieķu filozofiju, viduslaiku sholastiku un renesansi by Pēteris Zālīte
From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life 1500 to the Present by Jacques Barzun
The Greatest Minds and Ideas of All Time by Will Durant
Hellblazer #117 by Paul Jenkins
A History of Western Philosophy by Bertrand Russell
The Horizon Book of the Elizabethan World by Lacey Baldwin Smithnot in English Common Knowledge
The Horologicon by Mark Forsyth
How Modern Science Came into the World: Four Civilizations, One 17th-Century Breakthrough by H. Floris Cohen
How to Think About Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age by Theodore Schick
Ideas That Changed the World by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
Immortal Last Words: History's Most Memorable Dying Remarks, Deathbed Statements and Final Farewells by Terry Breverton1561-1626
In Depth: Essayists for Our Time by Carl H. Klaus
Infinitesimal: How a Dangerous Mathematical Theory Shaped the Modern World by Amir R. Alexander
The Last White Rose: The Secret Wars of the Tudors by Desmond Seward
Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud by Martin Gayfordnot in English Common Knowledge
Measures of Science: Theological and Technological Impulses in Early Modern Thought (SPEP) by James Barry, Jr.
The Modern Scholar: The Enlightenment: Reason, Tolerance, and Humanity (Unabridged) by James Schmidt
Nietzsche and Modern Times: A Study of Bacon, Descartes, and Nietzsche by Laurence Lampert
Optimism: The Lesson of Ages by Benjamin Paul Blood
Les passions de Francis Bacon by Philippe Sollersnot in English Common Knowledge
Perfect Alibi [short story] by Philip Boast
The persistent problems of philosophy : an introduction to metaphysics through the study of modern systems by Mary Whiton Calkins
The Portable Enlightenment Reader by Isaac Kramnick
Promethean Ambitions: Alchemy and the Quest to Perfect Nature by William R. Newman
Readings in Philosophy by John Herman Randall
Science fiction handbook by L. Sprague de Camp
Seventeenth-Century Rationalism: Bacon & Descartes by Norman F. Cantor
Sister Wendy's Story of Painting by Wendy Beckettnot in English Common Knowledge
Sovereign Ladies: Sex, Sacrifice, and Power--The Six Reigning Queens of England by Maureen Wallernot in English Common Knowledge
The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers by Will Durant
The Times Great Lives: A Century in Obituaries by Ian Brunskill
Truth in the Making: Creative Knowledge in Theology and Philosophy by Robert C. Miner
Where Good Ideas Come From: The Natural History of Innovation by Steven Johnson
Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time by Michael Shermer
The Woman Who Smashed Codes: A True Story of Love, Spies, and the Unlikely Heroine Who Outwitted America's Enemies by Jason Fagone
The World's History and its Makers: Great Philosophers by Edgar Sanderson

Character description

1) Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount Saint Alban, KC (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, lawyer, jurist and author. He is known as the Father of Empiricism and famously died of pneumonia contracted while studying the effects of freezing on the preservation of meat. He served both as Attorney General and Lord Chancellor of England. Although his political career ended in disgrace, he remained extremely influential through his works, especially as philosophical advocate and practitioner of the scientific method and pioneer in the scientific revolution.

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Francis Bacon (artist)  Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born British figurative painter known for his bold, grotesque, emotionally charged, raw imagery. He is best known for his depictions of popes, crucifixions and portraits of close friends. His abstracted figures are typically isolated in geometrical cage like spaces, set against flat, nondescript backgrounds.

Francis Bason (artist) in Wikipedia

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