Ideas from 'Preface to Great Instauration (Renewal)' by Francis Bacon [1620], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The New Organum' by Bacon,Francis (ed/tr Jardine,L/Silverthorne,M) [CUP 2000,0-521-56483-2]].

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1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 6. Despair over Philosophy
Philosophy is like a statue which is worshipped but never advances
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 1. Perception
The senses deceive, but also show their own errors
14. Science / A. Basis of Science / 3. Experiment
Nature is revealed when we put it under pressure rather than observe it