Baconian method

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Related to Baconian method: Sir Francis Bacon, Lord Bacon
the inductive method. See Induction.

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Fact and Feeling: Baconian Method and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination.
Bisset incorporates lengthy descriptions of Baconian method (along with attacks on radical hypothesis) in each of the genres in which he wrote: Douglas; or, The Highlander, The Life of Edmund Burke, The Historical, Biographical, Literary, and Scientific Magazine, and A Defence of the Slave Trade, on the Grounds of Humanity, Policy and Justice.
A minor flaw in Matthews's argument is his assignment of Cabanis wholly to the "artistic" side of the dispute before 1808, while in fact the analytical, Baconian method for medicine unwittingly led to a statistical approach to the clinic.