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Peter Abelard

Peter Abelard was a medieval French scholar, philosopher, theologian, and teacher. Born into a noble family, Abelard was able to pursue a comprehensive education. As his father, a respected knight, requested, Abelard focused on a liberal arts education, and eventually set up his own school near Paris. He was a respected scholar in his time, and was well-known for his philosophy.