By Kevin Riley,2014-03-05 23:30
D. Francis Bacon (1561-1626) , a representative of the Renaissance in England, is
a well-known philosopher, scientist and essayist. He lays the foundation for modern
science with his insistence on the scientific way of thinking and fresh observation
rather than authority as a basis for obtaining knowledge. His Essays is the first
example of that genre in English literature , whic..