Ockhamism

noun

Ock·​ham·​ism
variants or Occamism
ˈäkəˌmizəm
plural -s
: the philosophy developed by Ockham and consisting essentially of a revival of nominalism

Word History

Etymology

William of Ockham (or Occam) †1349? English scholastic philosopher + English -ism

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“Ockhamism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ockhamism. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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