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DR. FISCHER'S WORK ON LORD BACON AND THE BACONIAN PHILOSOPHY.
Just published, in One Volume, post 8vo. price 9s. 6d. cloth,
FRANCIS BACON OF VERULAM:
REALISTIC PHILOSOPHY AND ITS AGE.
By KUNO FISCHER.
Translated from the German, with the Author's sanction,
"It is as a system of realism that Dr. Fischer more especially contemplates the Baconian philosophy. His comments on the subject are lucid and masterly; not ely as regards Bacon's own mind and times, but as regards his relation to English philosophy in general. This valuable essay has been translated by Mr. Oxenford in a clear and forcible and (a quality not often found in translations from the German) an easy style."
"We give a ready welcome to this excellent translation of a valuable work. The translator has not in this case to procure a reputation for the original. Dr. Fischer's treatise obtained an honourable reputation in England very soon after it was published. It is not only a careful and conscientious work; it has, to the English reader at least, a strong savour of originality. We are accustomed to view Bacon through the medium of his own philosophy: we look upon him as the great father of modern thought, and accept his system before we examine it. He is to most Englishmen the one philosopher, in as eminent a sense as Aristotle was so to the schoolmen. It strikes us as new, in con
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