Peter Abelard


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French philosopher and theologian

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Hannam is a very good storyteller who manages to bring to life a plethora of obscure figures--the 'mathematical pope' Sylvester II (Chapter 2), Peter Abelard (49-61), and Giordano Bruno, for example--in ways that help to support his central theses.
000-000." In the index, readers will be confused that Richard de Bury and Richard de Furnival are under R, not D, or Band F, but Peter Abelard is listed as "Abelard Peter."
Scholars such as Peter Abelard and Franciscus Gratianus were the great intellectual figures of their day, and drew students from across Europe, speaking many languages and bringing with them many new perspectives and ideas.
Peter Abelard (1079-1142), whose view of the atonement has traditionally been described as subjective, considered the contemplation of the cross adequate to bring about repentance and the transformation of human life.
Second, the pieces themselves are placed in the context of her contemporaries' work: her compositions are interspersed with songs by Peter Abelard (the Biblical plaint Planctus David super Saul et Ionatha and the hymn O Quanta Qualia) and a selection of anonymously composed examples of early Aquitanian polyphony taken from the St.
In fact, Murphy's phrase "fiducial influence" is a remarkable (Lutheran!) twist on the "moral influence" label given to Peter Abelard's understanding of atonement--an understanding that many of us have found attractive as a critique of and alternative to Anselm's "satisfaction" theory.
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In discussing that alternate view he points to and acknowledges the arguments for Abelard's stance on this issue outlined by Mary Martin McLaughlin in her 1975 article, "Peter Abelard and the Dignity of Women: Twelfth Century 'Feminism' in Theory and Practice" (in Pierre Abelard/Pierre le Venerable: Les courants philosophiques, litteraires et artistiques en occident au milieu du XIIe siecle [Paris: Editions du Centre National de la recherches scientifiques, 1975], 287-333).
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It was not long before the Anselmian school's best-known student, the lively, restless, and independent-minded Peter Abelard (1079-1143), who found the Anselmians stodgy (to say the least), was a master at the royal abbey school of Ste.
To me there quite unexpectedly appeared the figure of Peter Abelard, the author of Historia Calamitatum (The Story of My Misfortunes).
Lovers Peter Abelard and Heloise prefigure a certain equality in romantic relationships.
Helen Waddell (1889-1965), a well-known Medieval scholar, brought the middle ages to a wide audience in The Wandering Scholars (1927) and in her novel Peter Abelard (1933).
It also justifies Peter Abelard's paranoia in Brittany.