Definition of William of Occam in English:

William of Occam

Syllabification: Will·iam of Oc·cam
Pronunciation: /ˌwilyəm əv ˈäkəm
 
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(also Ockham)
  • (Circa 1285–1349), English philosopher and Franciscan friar. A defender of nominalism, he is known for the maxim called “Occam’s razor.”.

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