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Peter Abelard

French scholastic philosopher, theologian and preeminent logician

1079   -   1142

movement: Classical period, scholasticism, nominalism
country of citizenship: Kingdom of France, France
language of expression: Latin
educated at: École cathédrale de Paris
occupation: theologian, philosopher, composer, linguist, poet, autobiographer, logician, writer, religious
position held: abbot
student of: Roscellinus, William of Champeaux

Peter Abelard (; Latin: Petrus Abaelardus or Abailardus; French: Pierre Abélard, pronounced [ːʁ]; c. 1079 – 21 April 1142) was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian, and preeminent logician. His love for, and affair with, Héloïse d'Argenteuil has become legendary. The Chambers Biographical Dictionary describes him as "the keenest thinker and boldest theologian of the 12th century".
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