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




Translation  

Translation

(French, German, Latin)


French
Il est inutile de faire avec plus ce qui peut être fait avec moins.”
Guillaume d'Ockham

German
Umsonst geschieht mit Hilfe einer Mehrheit, was sich mit weniger tun lässt.”
Wilhelm von Ockham

Latin
Frustra fit per plura, quod potest fieri per pauciora.”




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




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Plurality is never to be posited without necessity.”
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