Robert Grosseteste's De Colore

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Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2013 - History - 94 pages
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The thirteenth-century English bishop Robert Grosseteste is generally acknowledged to have been one of the earliest proponents since classical antiquity of analytical, observational, and experimental ways of thinking that we now know as the scientific method. Particularly interested in the nature and behaviour of light, Grosseteste developed his ideas in three treatises, of which 'De colore' deals with how human beings perceive colours. This new translation, the result of a truly multi-disciplinary collaboration, elucidates both the historical and linguistic context of Grosseteste's work and the nature of the physical and psychological questions with which he was engaged. In it, Grosseteste emerges as never before as one of the most remarkable scientific minds in the history of European thought.

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