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William of Ockham (c. 1285–c. 1349)

Occam or Ockham, William. A scholastic philosopher; born at Occam, Surrey, England; died in Munich, Bavaria, in 1349, at an advanced age. Throughout his life he strenuously contested the right of the pope to political power and secular possessions. His skill in logic gave him the name “Doctor Invincibilis.” His chief works are: ‘Tractatus Logices’; ‘Quodlibeta Septem’; ‘Super Quatuor Libros Sententiarum’; ‘Expositio Aurea super Totam Artem Veterum.’ Besides these there are commentaries and polemics.