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Ockham

[ ok-uhm ]
/ ˈɒk əm /
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noun
William of. Occam.
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Ockham

Occam

/ (ˈɒkəm) /

noun
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
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