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Le Pallet near Nantes
|Died||21 April 1142
(age 62 or 63)|
Abbey of Saint-Marcel near Chalon-sur-Saône
|Metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, theology|
Peter Abelard ( Latin: Petrus Abaelardus or Abailardus; French: Pierre Abélard 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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