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Unformatted text preview: Bacon natural magic is about know-how rather than inner knowing, close to technae Had found real effects, but were buried under a bunch of mumbo jumbo, bacons job was to extract information Also had a bunch of trade secrets that had not been studied in a while Wanted to turn to both alchemists and special traders One of greatest advantages to experimental production approach was you didnt have to be a genius to do it, anyone could add to it Bacon if he gave people the means, anyone could do it The New Atlantis published 1623-24, never finished it, became one of his best known works, short, became template for how one ought to do scientific write up Written in form of utopian society, tells story of group of Englishman in pacific, come across an island Bacon wanted to restore human knowledge to what it was before the fall...
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- Fall '11
- Scientific Revolution