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The Philosophy of Peter Abelard
This book offers a major reassessment of the philosophy of Peter Abelard (1079-1142), which shows that he was a far more constructive and wider-ranging thinker than has usually been supposed. It combines detailed historical discussion, based on published and manuscript sources, with philosophical analysis that aims to make clear Abelard's central arguments about the nature ...more
Paperback, 396 pages
Published September 27th 2006 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1997)
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Feb 29, 2008 James M. Madsen, M.D. rated it it was amazing
I have this book, although I haven't yet been able to read all of it. However, I'm very pleased with the rigorous analysis of Abelard's positions on various philosophical issues, especially ethics.