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date: 08 July 2020

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This article notes that early medieval philosophy was not only concerned with logic; it also gave rise to such interesting theories in other areas of philosophy as Anselm of Canterbury's ontological proof of the existence of God and Peter Abelard's intentionalist ethics. Before moving to the main philosophical discussions of this time, it examines the chronological limits of the period, the available texts, the places of learning, and the great figures. After that, the article considers the contribution of early medieval philosophy to categorical ontology, logic and semantics, ethics, and philosophical theology.

Keywords: Anselm of Canterbury, Peter Abelard, early medieval philosophy, categorical ontology, philosophical theology

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