The New Organon
by Francis Bacon
Publisher: Collier 1902
Number of pages: 290
Francis Bacon's New Organon, published in 1620, was revolutionary in its attempt to give formal philosophical shape to a new and rapidly emerging experimental science. It challenged the entire edifice of the philosophy and learning of Bacon's time, and left its mark on all subsequent discussions of scientific method.
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by Edgar Saltus - Houghton Mifflin Company
This book is a refreshing, unique look at the nature of life, told from a Schopenhauerian perspective. Saltus makes the point that this is far from being the 'best of all possible worlds.' Rather, life is a grievous burden to be borne.
by Carl Ginet - D. Reidel Publishing Co.
This book attempts a general definition of what it is to know that a thing is so. It gives accounts of the knowledge based on perception and that based on memory. Regarding the justification of claims to know, it takes a fundamentalist approach.
by John Stuart Mill - D. Appleton
Mill's major work in moral and political philosophy provides an account of his views on many important topics: socialism, population, the status of women, the cultural bases of economic productivity, the causes and possible cures of poverty, etc.
by George Stuart Fullerton - Macmillan and co
The book was made as clear as possible, that no unnecessary difficulties may be placed in the path of those who enter upon the thorny road of philosophical reflection. The subjects treated are deep enough to demand the serious attention of any one.