Roger Bacon, fl. late 13th century, approximate lifespan 1220-1292. Known for his contributions to mathematics and early natural science.

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Catholic Encyclopedia: Roger Bacon
1912 article by Theophilus Witzel, providing an extensive overview of Bacon's life and works.
MacTutor History of Mathematics: Roger Bacon
Concise biographical article, with links to articles on related thinkers.
Memoirs of Popular Delusions: Roger Bacon
Excerpt from this work by Charles Mackay.
Roger Bacon's Place in the History of Alchemy
Footnoted journal article by Edmund Brehm, discussing Bacon's contributions to alchemy. Features a diagram showing how alchemy fit into Bacon's world system.

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