Examples from the Web for nominalism
Nominalism, the first form of materialism, is chiefly found among the English schoolmen.Socialism: Utopian and Scientific|Frederick Engels
Ockham in particular falls very short of what I had expected; and his nominalism is strangely different from that of Berkeley.
This passage appears to be as clear a statement of the main doctrine of Nominalism as can be found in Hobbes or Berkeley.Aristotle|George Grote
His plan was to make theology plain and simple by founding it on the philosophical principles of nominalism.
But Anselm did not rest with combating the Nominalism of Roscelin.Beacon Lights of History, Volume V|John Lord
British Dictionary definitions for nominalism
Word Origin and History for nominalism
1820, "view that treats abstract concepts as names only, not realities," from French nominalisme (1752), from nominal, from Latin nominalis (see nominal). Related: Nominalist.