Fancis Bacon

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This paper will give the reader an insight into the life of the mathematician, Francis Bacon. We will start by looking into his early life, leading into what he became famous for in mathematics and who he worked professionally with. Then we will look into the faith life of Francis Bacon and see how he expressed his faith. Then there will be a section about how I could let faith drive my life as a mathematician and I can show it in my work life. The hope to help the reader further understand the impact Francis Bacon had on mathematics and how we can incorporate our faith into our work lives.


This paper was submitted as part of the History of Mathematics course (MATH 3083), taught by Dr. Stephen C. Hennagin.



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