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Francis Bacon and the Seventeenth-Century Intellectual Discourse

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Environmentalists today debate whether ecological harmony means we must manage the natural world or appreciate its incomprehensible complexity. This argument has a long history, beginning with Francis Bacon’s claim that through science, humanity could make Nature bendto its will.This timely bookunearths the challenge voiced by John Donne, Andrew Marvell, and the Earl of Ro ...more
Hardcover, 186 pages
Published September 15th 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan
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