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Knowledge is Power How Magic, the Government and an Apocalyptic Vision Inspired Francis Bacon to Create Modern Science

By: John Henry
192 pages, 10 bw illus
Publisher: Icon Books
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Bacon is one of the leading figures in the history of science, and yet he never made a major discovery. His claim to fame rests on his status as the first major thinker to describe scientific method.

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John Henry is a Senior Lecturer in Science Studies at Edinburgh University. He is the author of Moving Heaven and Earth: Copernicus and the Solar System (2001), and has also illustrated a book on darts.

By: John Henry
192 pages, 10 bw illus
Publisher: Icon Books
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'Henry expounds his case with the contagious, even bullish, enthusiasm of the committed teacher, and the book is carefully pitched at an interested but not necessarily informed readership.' Nature

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