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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Of or pertaining to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines.

Usage examples (37)
  • My teacher was a Baconian scholar.
  • Who that knows what the so-called Baconian method of learning really is, will need to be told that the principal books of it will be -- books of
  • His works established and popularized an inductive methodology for scientific inquiry, often called the Baconian method or simply, the scientific method.
  • It really is an expression of the kind of Baconian view of science that fundamentalists have – read books by George Marsden about this – but that is another issue. for more
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