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(Rucelinus; Roscellin; Roscelin de Compiègne; d. after 1120). Probably b. Compiègne, Fr.; scholastic philos.; canon Loches; teacher of P. Abelard.* Defended nominalism* in opposition to realism*; accused of tritheism,* he postulated a unity of will and power.

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