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" The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page 364
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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God and the Crisis of Freedom: Biblical and Contemporary Perspectives

Richard Bauckham - Religion - 2002 - 236 pages
..."Works 4. 248. ^Works 3. 222-23. l)sNew Atlantis, quoted in Preus, "Religion," 269: "the enlargement of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible." l*°The Masculine Birth of Time, in Farrington, The Philosophy of Francis Bacon, 62. wNovum Organon...
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A History of Ideas About the Prolongation of Life

Gerald Joseph Gruman - Medical - 2003 - 246 pages
...House," the research center of Bacon's utopia, "New Atlantis." The end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging...human empire, to the effecting of all things possible. 54 Furthermore, Bacon felt that meliorism rebounded to the advantage of pure science itself: that a...
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Literature of Travel and Exploration: A to F

Jennifer Speake - Travel - 2003 - 516 pages
...epistemological expansion, to know the world fully and scientifically by understanding "the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire." In the late seventeenth century, the Royal Society in London issued its "Directions for Sea-men, bound...
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What Price Better Health?: Hazards of the Research Imperative

Daniel Callahan - Medical - 2003 - 350 pages
...is Francis Bacon, who wanted science to serve power and human autonomy, even achieving omnipotence, "the enlarging of the bounds of human empire, to the effecting of all things possible." By contrast, Holton argues, Jefferson's style of science "locates the center of research in an area...
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Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination

Denis Cosgrove - History - 2003 - 356 pages
...discourse. In his New Atlantis of i637 Francis Bacon wrote that "the end of our foundation is the knowledge of causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of human empire.""2 Bacon's triad would find graphic expression in the emblematic globe. stx Emblematif Globe...
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The Architecture of the Museum: Symbolic Structures, Urban Contexts

Michaela Giebelhausen - Architecture - 2003 - 268 pages
...self-sufficiency of the scientific community. Although the 'end of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the bounds of the Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible', the scientists withhold that 'which we...
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Deforesting the Earth: From Prehistory to Global Crisis

Michael Williams - History - 2003 - 716 pages
...and the discovery of man. — JULES MICHELET, Histoire de France (1855) The end ... is the knowledge of Causes and secret motions of things, and the enlarging of the bounds of the Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. — FRANCIS BACON, The New Atlantis (1627)...
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The Social Context of Innovation: Bureaucrats, Families, and Heroes in the ...

Technology & Engineering - 2003 - 198 pages
...End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlargement of the bounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. Bacon composed the New Atlantis toward the end of a life largely devoted to service as a public official....
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Margaret Cavendish: Political Writings

Margaret Cavendish Duchess of Newcastle - History - 2003 - 348 pages
...of Salomon's House or the College of the Six Days' Works. The end of the College is 'the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging of the hounds of Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible', Bacon, NewAtlantis, p. 480 Bacon...
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The Universal Kabbalah

Leonora Leet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 542 pages
...men, a relation of the true state of Salomon's House. . . . The End of our Foundation is the knowledge of Causes, and secret motions of things; and the enlarging...Human Empire, to the effecting of all things possible. . . . And this we do also: we have consultations, which of the inventions and experiences which we...
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