Talk:Works by Francis Bacon

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Frontispiece for the Great Instauration[edit]

I noticed an inaccuracy regarding the frontispiece for Bacon's The Great Instauration. It is incorrectly labelled as that for Novum Organum, which is the second book in The Great Instauration. I am going to make this correction in the main article and also include a brief discussion of the significance of the frontispiece. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Atownnative (talkcontribs) 19:52, 17 September 2013 (UTC)

Idols of the Marketplace[edit]

I believe there should be a paragraph add to the discussion of the idols of the mind that explains how Bacon saw the idols of the marketplace as being the most troublesome in creating an accurate understanding of Nature. As it stands, the discussion seems to place all of the idols on equal footing. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Atownnative (talkcontribs) 14:58, 3 October 2013 (UTC)

I was thinking of adding a new section to this article that would offer an annotated bibliography for recent scholarship on Bacon's works. My hope is that such a section would help guide visitors to the page in further research. What do you all think?Atownnative (talk) 13:45, 16 January 2014 (UTC)

Adding to Myth of Proteus[edit]

I think that the discussion of the myth of Proteus is lacking. I would like to add some more about how important this myth is in Bacon's Wisdom of the AncientsAtownnative (talk) 20:48, 18 February 2014 (UTC)

The Importance of the New Atlantis to Bacon's Philosophy[edit]

I am going to add more information to the section on The New Atlantis, mainly about how this book relates to his scientific philosophy.Atownnative (talk) 22:16, 18 February 2014 (UTC)

Need a section on earlier works[edit]

This article really lack any discussion of Bacon's earlier writings. I am going to add a subsection under religious works about his Masculine Birth of Time. Atownnative (talk) 17:42, 6 March 2014 (UTC)

History of the Reign of King Henry VII[edit]

What about Bacon's History of the Reign of King Henry VII? I don't know what section it belongs to but it's certainly missing.--Zofo (talk) 23:56, 22 January 2015 (UTC)