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Occam (or Ockham), Nicholas of

Occam (Or Ockham), Nicholas Of

an English monastic of the Middle Ages, flourished at Oxford in the first half of the 14th century. He was bred a Franciscan, and was the eighteenth public lecturer of his convent in that university. He is highly praised by writers of his order for his learning, but Bale severely criticized him. See Fuller, Worthies (ed. 1840), 3:213; Bale De Scriptoribus )iritannicis, cent. v, No. 17; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s. .

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Occam (or Ockham), Nicholas of'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/o/occam-or-ockham-nicholas-of.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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