Objectivity in the making Francis Bacon and the politics of inquiry by Julie Robin Solomon

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626.,
  • Objectivity -- History -- 17th century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-309) and index.

Book details

StatementJulie Robin Solomon.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsB1199.O34 S65 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 321 p. :
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL673048M
ISBN 100801856752
LC Control Number97019115

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