Definition of Roger Bacon
1. Noun. English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292).
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1. The Mediaeval Mind: A History of the Development of Thought and Emotion in by Henry Osborn Taylor (1919)
"The premature attack upon the method came from Roger Bacon;' the fatal breach in ... "An unpublished Fragment of a work by Roger Bacon" was discovered by FA ..."
2. The Contemporary Review (1866)
"Roger Bacon. Sa Pie et tei (Suora. Par E. CHABLIS. Paris. 1861. THE labours of English and French scholars have combined to bring before the historical ..."
3. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1888)
"In the wretched chamber that was the appointed dwelling of a Minorite while still the doctrine of St. Francis was in force among his followers, Roger Bacon ..."
4. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Roger Bacon on the Teaching of Theology (Roger Bacon, Opera Inedita, p. ... London, 1859) The following comment by the English monk, Roger Bacon, ..."
5. Readings in the History of Education: A Collection of Sources and Readings by Ellwood Patterson Cubberley (1920)
"Moreover, if any one is convicted of perjury or lying he, although licensed, may be degraded. 118. Roger Bacon on the Teaching of Theology (Roger Bacon, ..."