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'The Visitor's Book' - The Lives of Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller

When artists Richard Chopping and Denis Wirth-Miller died in their nineties, their friend Jon Lys Turner inherited an extensive personal archive. When he began to look through it, he discovered letters and other material that revealed Chopping and Wirth-Miller to be a previously missing link in the twentieth-century art world and pivotal figures in the life of Francis Bacon. 567 more words

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In Defense of Ugly Art.

Hello friends! I’m back after a long hiatus with a topic I’ve wanted to talk about for a while. I want to touch on something that a lot of people don’t like to discuss when we’re talking about art, and that is  3,129 more words


The idea that Francis Bacon in any way laid the foundation of the experimental sciences, or indeed did anything more than give a literary statement of the philosophy of the experimental science, though he himself proved utterly unable to apply the principles that he discussed to the scientific discoveries of his own time, is one of the inexplicable absurdities of history that somehow get in and cannot be got out.

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Caos, un orden de método desconocido

Antes era una persona ordenada. Incómodamente ordenada con las cosas y las ideas. Cosas que se acumulan, llegan y se van… Libros, papeles y cosas. Incluso tenía clasificadas las “cosas” por colores. 647 more words

Truth in the Senses

Discussing Thomas Nagel’s Mind and Cosmos, Edward Feser says:

Take a stock example of reductive scientific explanation like the reduction of sound to compression waves, color to surface reflectance properties, or heat and cold to molecular motion. 

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Why Francis Bacon?

BaconLocke and Newton. I consider them as the three greatest men that have ever lived, without any exception, and as having laid the foundation of those superstructures which have been raised in the Physical and Moral sciences…

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Was Francis Bacon The Real Shakespeare?

After Edward, Earl of Oxford, there is another well-supported contender for the title of the ‘Real William Shakespeare’ – Francis Bacon.  According to the arguments, Bacon was the son of Elizabeth I, by Robert Dudley, the Queen’s lifelong love and court favourite. 1,227 more words

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