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Plurality should not be posited without necessity. ---->>>

It is vain to do with more what can be done with fewer. ---->>>


William of Occam profile (william-of-occam.png)
Nationality: English
Born: 1285
Birthplace: Ockham, Surrey, England
Die: 06-21, 2015
Occupation: Philosopher

William of Ockham (; also Occam, from Latin: Gulielmus Occamus; c. 1287 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian, who is believed to have been born in Ockham, a small village in Surrey. He is considered to be one of the major figures of medieval thought and was at the centre of the major intellectual and political controversies of the fourteenth century (wikipedia)