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William of Ockham

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Biography - William of Ockham:

English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher and theologian.
Born: 1287 - Died: 1347
Period:
14th century
13th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

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Plurality is never to be posited without necessity.
William of Ockham



Note  

Note



Also known as Occam's razor or the law of parsimony.




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin)


French
Les multiples ne doivent pas être utilisés sans nécessité.”
Guillaume d'Ockham

German
Eine Mehrheit darf nie ohne Not zugrunde gelegt werden.”
Wilhelm von Ockham

Latin
Numquam ponenda est pluralitas sine necessitate.”




See also  

See also...



Quote
It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.”
William of Ockham




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It is pointless to do with more what can be done with fewer.”
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