This character ranks among the greatest natural philosophers and scientists of the 17th century.
Bacon had many criticisms of this group of people.
Bacon thinks that this group of his day tended to argue too much about issues that do not matter.
This group consists of the followers of the philosophy of St. Thomas Aquinas.
This is the narrator of The New Atlantis whose ship is blown off course and lands at Bensalem.
This is the man who greets and cares for the sailors in Bensalem.
This is a Jewish merchant who the sailor-narrator befriends and who the narrator calls 'wise.'
The Father of Salomon's House
This is the priest who grants the sailors permission to send one of their number to have a private audience with him.
The Brethren of Salomon's House
Basically priest-scientists, these...
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