baconian

baconian
adj. & n.
—adj. of or relating to the English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (d. 1626), or to his inductive method of reasoning and philosophy.
—n.
1 a supporter of the view that Bacon was the author of Shakespeare's plays.
2 a follower of Bacon.

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  • Baconian — [bā kō′nē ən] adj. 1. of or having to do with Francis Bacon or his philosophy, esp. his belief that truth is discovered through empirical observation and induction 2. designating or of the theory alleging that Francis Bacon wrote Shakespeare s… …   English World dictionary

  • Baconian — Ba*co ni*an, n. 1. One who adheres to the philosophy of Lord Bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. One who maintains that Lord Bacon is the author of the works commonly attributed to Shakespeare. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Baconian method}, the inductive… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • baconian — baconián adj. m., pl. baconiéni; f. sg. baconiánă, pl. baconiéne Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  BACONIÁN, Ă /bei că / adj., s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Baconian — Ba*co ni*an, a. Of or pertaining to Lord Francis Bacon, or to his system of philosophy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Baconian — [beɪ kəʊnɪən] adjective 1》 relating to the English philosopher Sir Francis Bacon (1561–1626) or his inductive method of reasoning and philosophy. 2》 relating to or denoting the theory that Bacon wrote the plays attributed to Shakespeare. noun 1》… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Baconian — Ba•co•ni•an [[t]beɪˈkoʊ ni ən[/t]] adj. 1) pho pertaining to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines 2) designating the theory that attributes the authorship of Shakespeare s works to Francis Bacon 3) pho an adherent of Baconian philosophy …   From formal English to slang

  • Baconian — adjective Date: 1812 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of Francis Bacon or his doctrines 2. of or relating to those who believe that Francis Bacon wrote the works usually attributed to Shakespeare • Baconian noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Baconian — Baconianism, Baconism /bay keuh niz euhm/, n. /bay koh nee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the philosopher Francis Bacon or his doctrines. n. 2. an adherent of the Baconian philosophy. [1805 15; BACON + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • Baconian — /beɪˈkoʊniən/ (say bay kohneeuhn) adjective 1. of or relating to Francis Bacon or his doctrines. –noun 2. an adherent of Baconian philosophy …  

  • Baconian System of Philosophy —     The Baconian System of Philosophy     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Baconian System of Philosophy     This system takes its name from its founder, Francis Bacon, Lord Verulam, Viscount St. Albans, statesman and philosopher, born 22 January,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Baconian method — Baconian Ba*co ni*an, n. 1. One who adheres to the philosophy of Lord Bacon. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. One who maintains that Lord Bacon is the author of the works commonly attributed to Shakespeare. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] {Baconian method}, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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