The Essays Or Counsels, Civil And Moral Of Francis Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans

By: Francis Bacon
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral" is a collection of essays by Francis Bacon. The essays cover a wide range of topics, including love, friendship, education, ambition, and religion. In the essays, Bacon offers practical and insightful advice on how to navigate various aspects of life. He encourages readers to seek knowledge, cultivate wisdom, and develop good habits. He also emphasizes the importance of self-reflection and self-improvement. Bacon's writing style is clear and concise, and he uses a wide range of examples and anecdotes to illustrate his points. He draws on the wisdom of the ancients and provides practical advice for contemporary readers. One of Bacon's most famous essays is "Of Studies," in which he argues that reading and learning are essential for personal growth and intellectual development. Another notable essay is "Of Truth," in which Bacon explores the nature of truth and the importance of honesty and integrity. Overall, "The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral" is a timeless work of wisdom and practical advice, and it continues to be read and admired by readers today.

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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (1561-1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, and scientist who is considered one of the most influential thinkers of the early modern period. He was born in London to a prominent family and received a classical education at Trinity College, Cambridge. Bacon's early career was marked by his work as a lawyer and his rise through the ranks of government, eventually becoming Lord Chancellor under King James I. However, he is best known for his contributions to philosophy and science. Bacon is often credited with developing the scientific method, which emphasizes empirical observation and experimentation as the basis for knowledge. His major works include "Novum Organum," which outlines his new method of inquiry, and "The Advancement of Learning," which argues that the pursuit of knowledge is essential for human progress. Despite his many accomplishments, Bacon's career was marred by scandal and controversy, including accusations of corruption during his time as Lord Chancellor. Nevertheless, his ideas and legacy continue to be studied and debated today.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 152 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9358018984
  • ISBN-13: 9789358018981
  • Item Weight: 182.4g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 8.75 mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Reading age : 10+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Literary Collections / Essays,Social Science / Essays,Philosophy / Essays