Another error hath proceeded from a kind of adoration of the mind and understanding of man; by means whereof men have withdrawn themselves away from the contemplation of nature, and the observations ...
... of experience, and have tumbled up and down in their own reason and conceits. Upon these Heraclitus gave a just censure, saying, MEN SOUGHT TRUTH IN THEIR OWN LITTLE WORLDS, AND NOT IN THE GREAT AND COMMON WORLD."
How does Sir Francis Bacon criticize previous scientific methods in the quote above?
Bacon accuses scientists of stealing ideas from previous thinkers without citation.
Bacon believes that no scientist should publish theories without first getting permission from the Church.
Bacon says some scientists use faulty reasoning to prove conclusions they hold about what is true rather than determining what is true by analyzing the facts.
Bacon states that all observations of the universe should be shared by the public rather than credited to one particular scientist.
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