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William Ockham

Opera Politica IV (Auctores Britannici Medii Aevi)

by William of Ockham

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Published by British Academy .
Written in English


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ContributionsH. S. Offler (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages504
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Open LibraryOL7395962M
ISBN 100197261272
ISBN 109780197261279

William of Ockham joined the Franciscan order at an early age. It is believed that he studied theology at the University of Oxford from to , but while he completed all the requirements for a master’s degree in theology (the English 14 th century equivalent of a doctorate), he was never made regent master. William Ockham. [Marilyn McCord Adams] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for William, of Ockham; William, of Ockham: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn McCord Adams. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number.

The English Franciscan, William of Ockham (c. –), was one of the most important thinkers of the later middle ages. Summoned to Avignon in to answer charges of heresy, Ockham became convinced that Pope John XXII was himself a heretic in denying the complete poverty of Christ and the apostles and a tyrant in claiming supremacy over the Roman empire. Courtenay, William, "Ockham, Chatton, and the London Studium: Observations on Recent Changes in Ockham's Biography", in Die Gegenwart Ockhams, W. Vossenkuhl and R. Schoeberger, eds., Weinheim , pp. See also. Summa Logicae in Latin with partial English translation, at the Logic Museum. Links. Wikipedia article, which is awful. Notes.

Media For review copies, to expedite requests, please enter the title and format of the book you are requesting and the name of the publication or organisation you are reviewing for. We will endeavour to keep links to media coverage of our authors, including interviews, promotional articles and events, in the space below. This book offers the first English translation of the Quodlibetal Questions of William of Ockham (c. )-reflections on a variety of topics in logic, ontology, natural philosophy, philosophical psychology, moral theory, and theology by one of the preeminent thinkers of the Middle Ages. It is based on the recent critical edition of Ockham's theological and Pages:


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William of Ockham has 47 books on Goodreads with ratings. William of Ockham’s most popular book is Ockham: Philosophical Writings. William Ockham is probably the most notorious and most widely misunderstood philosopher of the later Middle Ages. Accused by John Lutterell, the former chancellor of Oxford University, of teaching heretical doctrines, Ockham was summoned to Avignon by Pope John XXII and eventually lived under the protection of Louis of Bavaria/5.

: Ockham - Philosophical Writings: A Selection (): Ockham, William of, Brown, Stephen F., Boehner O.F.M., Philotheus: Books/5(3).

Looking for books by William of Ockham. See all books authored by William of Ockham, including Philosophical Writings: A Selection, and Predestination, God's Foreknowledge, and Future Contingents, and more on William of Ockham, Franciscan philosopher, theologian, and political writer, a late scholastic thinker regarded as the founder of a form of nominalism—the school of thought that denies that universal concepts such as “father” have any reality apart from.

Check out the latest interviews, articles and news about Ockham's authors and books. “ All things being equal, the simplest explanation tends to be the right one. — William of Ockham. Occam's razor (also Ockham's razor or Ocham's razor: Latin: novacula Occami; or law of parsimony: Latin: lex parsimoniae) is the problem-solving principle that states that "Entities should not be multiplied without necessity." The idea is attributed to English Franciscan friar William of Ockham (c.

–), a scholastic philosopher and theologian who used a preference for. Life. William of Ockham joined the Franciscan order at an early age.

It is believed that he studied theology at the University of Oxford from tobut never completed his master's degree (the usual undergraduate degree in those times).

[3] Because of this, he acquired the byname Venerabilis Inceptor, or "Worthy Beginner" (an inceptor was a student formally admitted to the.

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William of Ockham was an English friar in the s who articulated an idea that had been stated before and would be stated in a more popular way, but because Ockham apparently mentioned it all the time, it was named after him, in the Latinized “Occam’s razor.”Author: Alice Burton.

William of Ockham (or William of Occam) (c. - ) was an English Franciscan friar, philosopher and theologian of the Medieval period. Along with St. Thomas Aquinas, John Duns Scotus and Averroës, he is one of the major figures of late medieval Scholastic thought, and was at the center of the major intellectual and political controversies of the 14th Century.

William Ockham constitutes an excellent initiation for philosophers into the problems and theoretical framework of the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries. Author Bio Marilyn McCord Adams was professor and chair of philosophy at UCLA when she wrote this book.

Occam’s razor, principle stated by the Scholastic philosopher William of Ockham (–/49) that ‘plurality should not be posited without necessity.’ The principle gives precedence to simplicity: of two competing theories, the simpler explanation of an entity is.

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by William of Ockham 2 editions - first published in Not in Library Expositio aurea & admodum utilis super Artem veterem edita per venerabilem inceptorem fratrem Guilielmum de Occham cum questionibus Alberti Parvi de Saxonia.

This volume contains selections of Ockham's philosophical writings which give a balanced introductory view of his work in logic, metaphysics, and ethics. This edition includes textual markings referring readers to appendices containing changes in the Latin text and alterations found in the English translation that have been made necessary by the critical edition of Ockham.

William of Ockham: ’A Letter to the Friars Minor’ and Other Writings William of Ockham More than any other single thinker, William of Ockham (c) is responsible for the widely held modern assumption that religious and secular-political institutions should operate independently of.

William of Ockham (c. c. ) was the most eminent and influential theologian and philosopher of his day, a giant in the history of political thought. He was a Franciscan friar who came to believe that the Avignonese papacy of John XXII had set out to destroy the religious ideal on which the Franciscan order was based: the complete poverty of Christ and the apostles.William of Ockham (c.

/7–c. ) was an English Franciscan philosopher who challenged scholasticism and the papacy, thereby hastening the end of the medieval period. His claim to fame was “Ockham’s Razor,” the principle of parsimony, according to which plurality should not be posited without necessity.William of Ockham was an English philosopher, theologian and a Franciscan friar, known as one of the greatest figures of medieval thought.

He is considered to be the father of nominalism and modern epistemology and is famous for devising the principle of Ockham’s razor. He is known for great contributions to philosophy, theology and logic.