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Francis Bacon and the Rhetoric of Nature

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ISBN 9780674731400

Publication Date: 11/16/1989

285 pages

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • I. Nature According to Scripture
  • II. The Timaeic Tradition in the Sixteenth Century
    • Cosmology and Rhetoric
    • Persuasion and Ornament
    • Nature and Concealment in Courtly Gesture
  • III. Advancements and Reformulations
    • Baconian Nature
    • Bacon and Rhetoric
  • IV. Contrasting and Antecedent Traditions
    • The Phaedrus and the Rhetoric
    • Agricola and Ramus
  • V. The Essays
  • Postscript: The New Sciences and Bacon’s Trial
  • Notes
  • Index

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