Robert Grosseteste( The medieval philosopher and astrologer)
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Biography Robert Grosseteste
(Robert Grosseteste), Robert Big Head
(1175, Suffolk - 9/10/1253, Bakden, Bekingemshir)
The representative of the Oxford School. Since 1235, Mr.. Bishop of Lincoln. Developed the concept of "metaphysics of light" comes from the notion of light as subtle body samoraspredelyayuscheysya substance and at the same time as the primary form of energy and. For the emergence of the world enough to assume the creation of the god of a single point, a form of which is light and self-propagation which makes visible to us the Universe. The boundary of the universe - the ultimate limit of the possible spread of this point, this border, . firmament, . reflective, . and the reflected light in the reverse movement organizes the entire universe, . forming a celestial sphere and scope of the elements, . with the actions of all the higher spheres are concentrated in the Earth,
. Light appears at R.G. as a universal carrier of any action in the universe.
Among the works of RG, issues relating to astrology, we should note its small, but interesting treatise on meteorological astrology "De impressionibus aeris seu de prognosticatione" (ca. 1209), Proceedings of "De cometis", "De sphaera", "De luce" and "Hexaemeron". Ideas R.G. had a great impact on Roger Bacon.