Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 January 2020

576 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198805519

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The Scientific Works of Robert Grosseteste, Volume 1

Knowing and Speaking: Robert Grosseteste's De artibus liberalibus 'On the Liberal Arts' and De generatione sonorum 'On the Generation of Sounds'

Edited by Giles E. M. Gasper, Cecilia Panti, Tom McLeish, and Hannah E. Smithson

  • Volume I in a six volume series of Robert Grosseteste's (c. 1170-1253) medieval scientific and theological oeuvre
  • A new critical edition presenting two of the earliest of Grosseteste's works, the treatises On the Liberal Arts and On the Generation of Sounds, accompanied by a significant Middle English treatise on the Seven Liberal Arts
  • Accompanied by a series of original commentaries, this new edition of Grosseteste's work, with English translation, draws together the perspectives of modern scientists and medieval specialists
  • Features original and interdisciplinary essays by a team of medieval theologians, textual critics, historians, and scientists