Francis Bacon (1561-1626)
Bacon is also a candidate for authorship of the plays of William Shakespeare

All links verified on or after March 9, 2017
List of Works
[Advancement of Learning]   [Essays]   [New Atlantis]   [Novum Organum]  

Advancement of Learning (1623?) [GBWW,HTR]
  • HTML (Two pages, 131 KB & 342 KB) at Renascence Editions
  • HTML (509 KB; 185 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
[Top of page]

Essays (1601) [HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at Bartleby.com
  • Text file (312 KB; 122 KB zipped) at Project Gutenberg
  • Finnish Text file (171 KB; 67 KB zipped; may be abridged) at Project Gutenberg

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition (Kessinger Publishing, 1992, 184 pg).
[Top of page]

New Atlantis (1626) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 102 KB) at Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning
  • HTML (107 KB; 40 KB zipped; plain text also available) at Project Gutenberg
  • Spanish RTF (direct link) at Diccionario Teológico Mercabá (Translator Unknown)

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition (Kessinger, 1997).
[Top of page]

Novum Organum (1620) [GBWW,HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, Preface and some aphorisms, 157 KB) at the Hanover Historical Texts Project (Translated by Basil Montague)
  • Latin HTML (8 pages, indexed) at The Classics Page at Ad Fontes Academy

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • Paperback edition, translated by Peter Urbach and John Gibson (Open Court Publishing Company, 1994, 364 pg).
[Top of page]

The Ecclesiazusae (390 BC)
Agesilaus (c. 380? BC)
Anabasis (c. 380? BC)
Apology (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Art of Horsemanship, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cavalry Commander, On the (c. 380? BC)
Charmides (c. 380 BC)
Constitution of the Athenians, On the (Xenophon)) (c. 380? BC)
Constitution of the Lacedaemonians, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cyropaedia (c. 380? BC)
Economics (c. 380? BC)
Euthydemus (c. 380 BC)
Euthyphro (c. 380 BC)
Gorgias (c. 380 BC)
Hellenica (c. 380? BC)
Hiero (c. 380? BC)
Hunting, On (c. 380? BC)
Ion (Plato) (c. 380 BC)
Laches (c. 380 BC)
Lysis (c. 380 BC)
Memorabilia (c. 380? BC)
Meno (c. 380 BC)
Plutus (or, Wealth) (380 BC)
Protagoras (c. 380 BC)
Symposium (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Ways and Means (c. 380? BC)
Parmenides (c. 370 BC)
Apology (c. 360 BC)
Cratylus (c. 360 BC)
Critias (c. 360 BC)
Crito (c. 360 BC)
Laws (c. 360 BC)
Phaedo (c. 360 BC)
Phaedrus (c. 360 BC)
Philebus (c. 360 BC)
The Republic (c. 360 BC)
The Seventh Letter (c. 360 BC)
Sophist (c. 360 BC)
Statesman (c. 360 BC)
Symposium (Plato) (c. 360 BC)
Theaetetus (c. 360 BC)
Timaeus (c. 360 BC)
The Athenian Constitution (Aristotle) (c. 350 BC)
Categories (c. 350 BC)
On Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Economics (c. 350 BC)
Eudemian Ethics (c. 350 BC)
On the Gait of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On the Generation of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Generation and Corruption (c. 350 BC)
On the Heavens (c. 350 BC)
The History of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Interpretation (c. 350 BC)
On Longevity and Shortness of Life (c. 350 BC)
On Memory and Reminiscence (c. 350 BC)
Metaphysics (c. 350 BC)
Meteorology (c. 350 BC)
On the Motion of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Nicomachean Ethics (c. 350 BC)
Organon (c. 350 BC)
On the Parts of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Parva Naturalia (c. 350 BC)
Physics (c. 350 BC)
Poetics (c. 350 BC)
Politics (c. 350 BC)
Posterior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
Prior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
On Prophesying by Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Rhetoric (c. 350 BC)
On Sense and the Sensible (c. 350 BC)
On Sleep and Sleeplessness (c. 350 BC)
On Sophistical Refutations (c. 350 BC)
On the Soul (c. 350 BC)
Topics (c. 350 BC)
Virtues and Vices (c. 350 BC)
On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing (c. 350 BC)
S
H
O
W

I
N
D
E
X
Links to other Great Books and literature-related sites Feedback, suggestions, criticisms - what did you think of the site? Latest updates to the site Help with site symbols and navigation