- William of,died 1349?, English scholastic philosopher.
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The succession, as it were, of Occam to Duns Scotus, is of great interest.
Here Occam would not follow him, as Aristotle would not follow Plato.
Occam's razor will enable us at once to cut off such a theory.Applied Eugenics
Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson
The cause of the Nominalists was almost desperate, till Occam in the fourteenth century revived the dying embers.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)
He found in one of the later schoolmen, Occam, whom he preferred to all others, an opinion which he embraced.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
- a variant spelling of (William of) Ockham