William of Ockham

William of Ockham

William of Ockham, also called William Ockham, Ockham also spelled Occam, byname Venerabilis Inceptor (Latin: “Venerable Enterpriser”).
William of Ockham (or William of Occam) (c. 1285 - was an English Franciscan friar, philosopher and theologian of the Medieval period. Along with St.
William of Ockham (also Occam or any of several other spellings) (c. 1285 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher, from Ockham.

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