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Published: 24 February 2000

506 Pages | 1 frontispiece


ISBN: 9780198123484

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The Oxford Francis Bacon IV

The Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon
Edited by Michael Kiernan

Clarendon Press

The Oxford Francis Bacon

  • authoritative critical edition based upon collation and analysis of the original editions
  • comprehensive Introduction examines Bacon's appraisal of the current state of learning and his efforts to involve his contemporaries in his programme to reform and advance learning
  • extensive commentary explores Bacon's sources and early modern contexts for Bacon's most important philosophical work in English