A characterization of the ideas of Francis Bacon and Edward Coke, two preeminent English lawyer-scholars, provides insights into the nature of the legal-intellectual culture of early seventeenth-century England. This emerging culture remains underexplored, even though it immediately preceded and provided essential input into the 'culture-of-growth', the eighteenth-century cultural paradigm viewed as a catalyst for England's historically unprecedented technological advance and economic growth.
Characterizing a legal–intellectual culture: Bacon, Coke, and seventeenth-century EnglandPeter Grajzl, Peter Murrell ,
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