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Ockham

[ok-uh m] /ˈɒk əm/
noun
1.
William of, Occam.

Occam

or Ockham

[ok-uh m] /ˈɒk əm/
noun
1.
William of, died 1349? English scholastic philosopher.
Related forms
Occamism, noun
Occamist, Occamite, noun
Occamistic, adjective
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Ockham

/ˈɒkəm/
noun
1.
William of. died ?1349, English nominalist philosopher, who contested the temporal power of the papacy and ended the conflict between nominalism and realism See Ockham's razor

Occam

/ˈɒkəm/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of (William of) Ockham
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