Part of a larger but incomplete magnum opus in which Bacon demonstrates the use of the scientific method to discover knowledge about the natural world. Many of the examples in this volume concern the nature of heat and energy.
Novum Organum, by Lord Bacon, ed. by Joseph Devey, M.A. (New York: P.F. Collier, 1902).
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Table of Contents
- NOVUM ORGANUM OR TRUE SUGGESTIONS FOR THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE
- APHORISMS—BOOK I: ON THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE AND THE EMPIRE OF MAN
- APHORISMS—BOOK II: ON THE INTERPRETATION OF NATURE, OR THE REIGN OF MAN
- Instances agreeing in the Form of Heat
- Proximate Instances wanting the Nature of Heat
- Table of the Degrees or Comparative Instances of Heat
- An Example of the Exclusive Table, or of the Rejection of Natures from the Form of Heat
- The First Vintage of the Form of Heat