Francis Bacon

By: Landon Cormier & Michael Alfred

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Philosopher of Science

highly wanted to change how philosophy

created scientific method

thought highly of experiments and how they helped science

published, Novum Organum Scientiarum, to make him a reputable philosopher of science


first published work in 1597

all writings pointed towards changing outdated systems


Killed by a case of bronchitis

caught the illness while doing experiment about cold temps and preserving meat

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Works cited

"Francis Bacon Biography." A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 04 Feb. 2016.