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  • But nominalism was powerless to inspire theology with new life; on the contrary, its intervention only increased the inextricable tangle of the hairsplitting questions with which theology busied itself, and made their solution more and more impossible.
  • Hairsplitting, even when mischievous in intent, leads to distinctions of value.

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