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BACON, Francis

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Historia vitae & mortis. Sive, titulus secundus in historia naturali & experimentali ad condendam philosophiam: Quae est instaurationis magnae pars tertia.

London: In Officina Io. Haviland, imprensis Matthaei Lownes, 1623.

This was Bacon's direct contribution to medicine or medical philosophy, with natural and experimental observations on the prolongation of life. Translated into English as The History naturall And experimentall, of life and death, or of the prolongation of life (London, 1638).  Digital facsimile of the 1623 edition from Google Books at this link. Full text of the 1638 Translation from Early English Books Online at this link.



Subjects: DEATH & DYING, Ethics, Biomedical, Hygiene, LITERATURE / Philosophy & Medicine & Biology