The Cambridge Companion to Abelard

The Cambridge Companion to Abelard

by Jeffrey E. Brower
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521772478

ISBN-13: 9780521772471

Pub. Date: 02/29/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Although best known for his views about universals and his dramatic love affair with Heloise, Peter Abelard (1079-1142) also made important contributions in metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, mind and cognition, philosophical theology, ethics, and literature. The essays in this volume survey the complete range of Abelard's thought by examining his overall…  See more details below

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Although best known for his views about universals and his dramatic love affair with Heloise, Peter Abelard (1079-1142) also made important contributions in metaphysics, logic, philosophy of language, mind and cognition, philosophical theology, ethics, and literature. The essays in this volume survey the complete range of Abelard's thought by examining his overall achievement in its intellectual and historical context. They also trace Abelard's influence on later thought and his relevance to contemporary philosophical debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521772471
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2004
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Philosophy Series
Pages:
382
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Life, milieu, and intellectual contexts John Marenbon; 2. Literary works Winthrop Wetherbee; 3. Metaphysics Peter O. King; 4. Philosophy of language Klaus Jacobi; 5. Logic Christopher J. Martin; 6. Mind and cognition Kevin Guilfoy; 7. Trinity Jeffrey E. Brower; 8. Sin, grace, and redemption Thomas Williams; 9. Ethics William E. Mann; 10. Influence Yukio Iwakuma.

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