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Peter Abelard
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Born: 1079

Died: 1142 (aged 63)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Peter Abelard was a medieval French scholastic philosopher, theologian and preeminent logician. The story of his affair with and love for Heloise has become legendary. The Chambers Biographical Dictionary describes him as the keenest thinker and boldest theologian of the 12th Century.

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