Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapter 1, The Great Instauration Abstract
* Bacon states that writing this work is important.
* The human mind misuses its reason.
* True understanding is precious.
Chapter 1b, The Plan of the Work Abstract
* Reason can construct science, art, and human knowledge.
* Reason is the proper foundation for philosophy.
* It is better to try and fail than to make...
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