Ideas from 'The New Organon' by Francis Bacon [1620], by Theme Structure

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

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8. Modes of Existence / E. Nominalism / 1. Nominalism / a. Nominalism
Only individual bodies exist
9. Objects / C. Structure of Objects / 2. Hylomorphism / c. Form as causal
There are only individual bodies containing law-based powers, and the Forms are these laws
14. Science / B. Scientific Theories / 2. Aim of Science
Science must clear away the idols of the mind if they are ever going to find the truth