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Ock·hamalso Oc·cam (ŏk′əm), William of 1285?-1349?
English scholastic philosopher who rejected the reality of universal concepts and argued that mental and linguistic signs are the only genuinely universal features of reality.
(Biography) William of. died ?1349, English nominalist philosopher, who contested the temporal power of the papacy and ended the conflict between nominalism and realism
William of, Occam.