Thomas Browne
Thomas BrowneOctober 19, 1605 - October 19, 1682
Sir Thomas Browne (/braʊn/; 19 October 1605 – 19 October 1682) was an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric. His writings display a deep curiosity towards the natural world, influenced by the scientific revolution of Baconian enquiry, while Browne's Christian faith exuded tolerance and goodwill towards humanity in an often intolerant era. Browne's works are permeated by frequent references to Classical and Biblical sources as well as the idiosyncrasies of his own personality....

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