Ockham

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noun

William of. Occam.

Occam

or Ock·ham

[ok-uh m]

noun

William of,died 1349?, English scholastic philosopher.
Related formsOc·cam·ism, nounOc·cam·ist, Oc·cam·ite, nounOc·cam·is·tic, adjective

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Ockham

Occam

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

Occam

noun

a variant spelling of (William of) Ockham
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