Robert Grosseteste
Robert Grosseteste

Robert Grosseteste

by James McEvoy

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Overview

Robert Grosseteste (c 1168-1253) was the initiator of the English scientific tradition, one of the first chancellors of Oxford University, and a famous teacher and commentator on the newly discovered works of Aristotle. In this book, James McEvoy provides the first general, inclusive overview of the entire range of Grosseteste's massive intellectual achievement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195354171
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 09/21/2000
Series: Great Medieval Thinkers
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 1450L (what's this?)
File size: 467 KB

Table of Contents

From Schools to University
3(16)
A Life Poorly Known: The First Six Decades
19(12)
The Council of Lyons and its Aftermath, through Grosseteste's Eyes
31(20)
Relationship with the Mendicants
51(11)
The Myth of the Proto-Reformer
62(14)
Contribution to Philosophy
76(20)
Exegetical Writings
96(17)
Greek Scholarship
113(9)
Personal Theological Stamp
122(18)
Pastoral Writings
140(6)
Anglo-Norman Works
146(8)
The Earliest Franciscan Masters at Oxford
154(6)
The Arrival of the Sentences
160(12)
Conclusion 172(5)
Appendix 1: A Sample of Grosseteste's Preaching---A Sermon of Robert Grosseteste on Galations 5:24 177(4)
Appendix 2: On Christian Liberty---Extracts from Grosseteste's Commentary on Galatians, Chapters 4--6 181(8)
Appendix 3: On Educative Love 189(4)
Notes 193(14)
Bibliography 207(8)
Index 215

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