Definition of Peter abelard
1. Noun. French philosopher and theologian; lover of Heloise (1079-1142).
Generic synonyms: Philosopher, Theologian, Theologiser, Theologist, Theologizer
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Literary usage of Peter abelard
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1. A History of Philosophy by Frank Thilly (1914)
"... AND THE SCHOOLMEN OP THE TWELFTH CENTURY The most interesting figure among all these schoolmen is peter abelard ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... J., 'peter abelard' (New York 1901) ; Poole, R. L, 'Illustrations of the History of Medieval Thought' (London 1884); Rash- dall, 'Universities in the ..."
3. General History of the Christian Religion and Church by August Neander (1854)
"But a striving, not conscious of its proper limits, not peter abelard, born 1079, at Palais, not far from Nantes in Bre- tany, was already in the first ..."
4. Paradoxes of Free Will by Gunther Siegmund Stent (2002)
"peter abelard. Throughout the Middle Ages, Christian, Islamic, and Judaic philosophy was dominated by Platonic idealism and preoccupied with religious faith ..."
5. Mediaeval Philosophy, Or, A Treatise of Moral and Metaphysical Philosophy by Frederick Denison Maurice (1870)
"And all these movements are gathered up and illustrated in the striking and tragical history of peter abelard. was weakest and worst in the writer; ..."
6. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"... that me had rather be the whore of peter abelard, than the lawful wife of the emperor of the world [ul. ..."