Definition of Grosseteste, Robert in English:

Grosseteste, Robert

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Pronunciation: /ˈgrəʊstɛst
 
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( Circa 1175–1253), English churchman, philosopher, and scholar. His experimental approach to science, especially in optics and mathematics, inspired his pupil Roger Bacon.

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