Bacon, Sir Francis

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Sir Francis, English author and philosopher, 1561-1626.
Bacon syndrome - syndrome based on Baconian principles that man exists to control nature, man and nature are enemies, and man intervenes and regulates nature through repetition and predictability. Physicians adhering to these principles destroy diseases without regard for danger to nature/environment.
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Rather than taking the methodical form of alphabetical lists or division by discipline, however, their ordering follows the associative logic of jokes: the satirical force of the two entries attributed to Sir Francis Bacon depend on the contrast between the activities described in the consecutive titles.
Roddy Maude-Roxby, who does indeed seem to have been conjured from another era to play Sir Francis Bacon, brings a charming presence but has a disconcerting tendency to stumble over his lines.
Anything but everything is nothing,' Sir Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
The first QC was the English philosopher and statesman Sir Francis Bacon in 1597 but they only came to prominence in the early 1830s when they replaced what were called Serjeants at Law.
25), which contains quotations from all types of gardeners, from Sir Francis Bacon to Martha Stewart.
SIR Francis Bacon wanted to prove frozen food lasted longer and went outside to stuff a chicken with snow.
In the 16th century, Sir Francis Bacon asserted, 'ipsa scientia potestas est' - knowledge is power.
Like something out of a Dickens novel, four ghosts appear: William Shakespar, played by Colin Hurley; Sir Francis Bacon (Roddy Maude-Roxby); Alex Hassell's Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford and Mary Sidney (Juliet Rylance, who happens to be Mark's step-daughter).
However the technology was then largely forgotten until the early 1930s when Francis Tom Bacon (a direct descendent of Sir Francis Bacon, the father of modern scientific research) made the first practical fuel cell while working at Parsons in Newcastle.