Peter Abelard arguing out against the church had lasting effect in the long run despite him loosing to St. Bernard of Clarivaux. Over time there was a synthesis of learning religiously and scientifically which was clear by the 13th century. However the medieval philosophy did not promote science but some people like Francis Bacon did experiments anyway.
Beinecke Library Exhibition. 15th century girdle book. Boethius’ Consolations of Philosophy, likely copied in England in the fifteenth century, was re-bound at some point later in the fifteenth century as a “girdle-book,” to be read while hanging from the waist.