Table of contents for The philosophy of Peter Abelard / John Marenbon.

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Part I: 1. A life
2. Teachings and writings on logic
3. Abelard's theological project
Excursus I: The letters of Abelard and Heloise
Conclusion to Part I: Abelard's logic and his theory
Part II. Introduction
4. Logic, philosophy and exegesis
5. Substance, differentiae and accidents
6. Forms and language
7. Perception and knowledge
8. Universals
Conclusion to Part II: dicta, non-things and the limits of Abelard's ontology
Part III. Introduction
9. Ethics, God's power and his wisdom
10. God's goodness, theodicy and the meaning of 'good'
11. Act, intention and consent
12. Contempt, law and conscience
13. Virtue, love and merit
Excursus II: Abelard's theological doctrines and his philosophical ethics
General conclusion
Appendix: Abelard as 'critical thinker'
Select bibliography.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Abelard, Peter, 1079-1142, Philosophy, Medieval