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The Philosophical Works of Francis Bacon by John M. Robertson

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THE DIVISIONS OF THE SCIENCES, AND ARGUMENTS OF THE SEVERAL CHAPTERS.

BOOK THE SECOND.

CHAP. I.

DIVISION of all Human Learning into History, Poesy, Philosophy; with reference to the three Intellectual Faculties, Memory, Imagination, Reason; and that the same division holds good likewise in Theology.

CHAP. II.

Division of History into Natural and Civil; Ecclesiastical and Literary History being included in Civil. Division of Natural History, according to its subject, into History of Generations, Preter-generations, and Arts.

CHAP. III.

Second division of Natural History, according to its use and end, into Narrative and Inductive; and that the noblest end of Natural History is to minister and be in order to the building up of Philosophy; which ...

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