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.

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"James McEvoy surely knows Robert Grosseteste better than anyone has since the thirteenth century. . . . Fully up to expectations, he has produced a splendid book, the best single piece on the great English scholastic to appear to date."—Catholic Historical Review


"This is an excellent introduction to the significant philosophical work of a somewhat neglected early Oxford master. Easily readable while scholarly significant, this book is a fine contribution to a fine series on medieval writers."—Speculum

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

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