A Brief Biography of Sir Francis Bacon

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Francis Bacon was born on January 2nd, 1561, in the city of London, England. Bacon was educated at home in his early years due to poor health. He received tuition from an Oxford graduate and by the age of 12, he entered Trinity College in Cambridge. For three years, he lived with his older brother Anthony Bacon. Bacon’s education followed curriculum of the medieval ages and was directed largely in Latin. He first met Queen Elizabeth at Cambridge, who was impressed by his intellectual characteristics and called him The Young Lord Keeper. A year after he enrolled at Gray's Inn, Bacon left school to work under the British ambassador of France. Two and a half years later, he had to abandon his mission and return to England because of his father’s unexpected death. Fortunately, Bacon landed a job in the House of Commons, and was able to complete his education. He held a position in Parliament for about 4 decades, and became extremely dynamic in politics. Bacon ended up surpassing his father’s achievements and was promoted to one of the highest political positions in England. After retiring, he able to focus on the philosophy of science, and was determined to change the face of philosophy. Bacon applied his knowledge and focus to methods of perceptible truth, and emphasized communication and experimentation. His ideals and values sparked the industrial age, and his theories had a major influence on 17th-century European science. Francis Bacon’s opinion on the correlation between religion and science, his way of thinking towards reason and experience, and his views and impacts on the importance of education were his main contributions towards humanity and the theories of philosophy.
Francis Bacon sought to idealize the connection among...

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...ficant handling over the natural world, and accordingly expand human circumstances. He helped fuel the scientific revolution and influence many philosophers and scientists to pursue his ideals and help make the world a better place. Bacon was the true champion of modern science as we know it, and his motivation to reconstruct the society into a better environment has impacted many. He has left behind a cultural legacy that embraces most of the groundwork for the success of technology and for the contemporary world as we know it. Francis Bacon’s motivation and enactment to emphasize the bond between religious principles and scientific intelligence, his positive views toward reasoning and aversive outlook on experience, and his viewpoint and influences on the prominence of education have all contributed to civilization and to the principles of philosophy and science.
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