Francis Bacon

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Noun1.Francis Bacon - English statesman and philosopherFrancis Bacon - English statesman and philosopher; precursor of British empiricism; advocated inductive reasoning (1561-1626)
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"The History of Henry VII," by Lord Bacon: "King Charles had conquered the realm of Naples, and lost it again, in a kind of a felicity of a dream.
Shakespeare was undoubtedly very fine in his way; Milton good, though prosy; Lord Bacon deep, and decidedly knowing; but the writer who should be his country's pride, is my Lord Chesterfield.'
As Shakespeare converted philosophy, History and Scientific Discoveries into his literary works of great tragedies and comedies, the Lord Bacon applied logic, wisdom and foresightedness in the advancement of learning for which philosophy and science got supreme status.