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Francis Bacon

Barber, Alexander (2017). Francis Bacon. In: Cameron, Margaret; Hill, Benjamin and Stainton, Robert J. eds. Sourcebook in the History of Philosophy of Language. Springer Graduate Texts in Philosophy. Springer, pp. 497–502.

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A brief overview of Bacon's contribution to the philosophy of language, explaining how his views on language mesh with the empiricism for which he is better known, and how this interaction anticipates the work of both Locke and the logical positivists of the early twentieth-century. These introduce some relevant extracts from Bacon himself.

Item Type: Book Section
Copyright Holders: 2017 Springer International Publishing Switzerland
ISBN: 3-319-26908-9, 978-3-319-26908-5
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Keywords: Bacon; philosophy of language; empiricism
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies > Philosophy
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Social Sciences and Global Studies
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Research Group: Centre for Electronic Imaging (CEI)
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Item ID: 58765
Depositing User: Alexander Barber
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2019 15:21
Last Modified: 06 Aug 2019 08:54
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