I. Ba·con1 (bāʹkən), Francis. First Baron Verulam and Viscount Saint Albans. 1561-1626.
English philosopher, essayist, courtier, jurist, and statesman. His writings include The Advancement of Learning (1605) and the Novum Organum (1620), in which he proposed a theory of scientific knowledge based on observation and experiment that came to be known as the inductive method.II. Bacon2, Francis. 1909-1992.Irish-born British painter best known for his portraits in which subjects are distorted and invested with feelings of terror.
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