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Ock·ham

also 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.

Ockham

(ˈɒkəm) or

Occam

n
(Biography) William of. died ?1349, English nominalist philosopher, who contested the temporal power of the papacy and ended the conflict between nominalism and realism

Ock•ham

(ˈɒk əm)

n.
William of, Occam.
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Marvell sent its text to Mayor Ackham in Hull on January 14, without interpretive comment.