- William of. Occam.
- William of,died 1349?, English scholastic philosopher.
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Examples from the Web for ockham
The works of Ockham (fourteenth century) have not been collected.A Literary History of the English People
Jean Jules Jusserand
Ockham village, with its church and park, is south-east of Ripley by a mile or so.Highways and Byways in Surrey
Wood says that Ockham received the last title from the Pope.The Grey Friars in Oxford
Andrew G. Little
She said that that of itself would account for many of Ockham's eccentricities.Lady Byron Vindicated
Harriet Beecher Stowe
Thither he fled, May 26, accompanied by Ockham and Bonagrazia.A History of The Inquisition of The Middle Ages; volume III
Henry Charles Lea
- William of. died ?1349, English nominalist philosopher, who contested the temporal power of the papacy and ended the conflict between nominalism and realismSee Ockham's razor
- a variant spelling of (William of) Ockham
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