On the Generation of Sounds

Bishop Grosseteste must be high on the hero list for any ecclesiastic like me who tries to take science seriously. The award-nominated Ordered Universe project, which I hope to link in with on my sabbatical next year, is just turnimg its attention to Grossetesste’s treatise on the generation of sounds, an early and interesting attempt at articulatory phonetics that I came across when I was working on an abortive edition of his related treatise on the liberal arts. Follow the link to find out more:

On the Generation of Sounds.