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The Instauratio magna [electronic resource] . Part 3, Historia naturalis et experimentalis : Historia ventorum and Historia vitae & mortis / edited with introduction, notes, commentaries, and facing-page translations by Graham Rees with Maria Wakely.

Author/Creator:
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.
Standardized Title:
Instauratio magna. Part 3. English & Latin
Other Title:
Historia naturalis et experimentalis
Publication:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series:
Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626. Selections. 1996 ; Works. 12.
The Oxford Francis Bacon ; 12
Oxford Francis Bacon ; 12.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (lxxxiii, 502 p.) : ill.
Subjects:
Heat -- Early works to 1800.
Motion -- Early works to 1800.
Physics -- Early works to 1800.
Science -- Philosophy -- Early works to 1800.
Winds -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
Latin
Summary:
Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was a genuine midwife of modernity. He was one of the first thinkers to visualise a future which would be guided by a cooperative science-based vision of bettering human welfare. This is a critical edition of his greatest philosophical work since the 19th century.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (p. 490-496) and index.
Contributor:
Rees, Graham.
Wakely, Maria.
ISBN:
0-19-173271-0
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