Sentence Examples with the word william of occam

The latter position, ascribed by the schoolmen to the Averroists, becomes dominant among the later Nominalists, William of Occam and his disciples, who withdraw all doctrines of faith from the sphere of reason.

He was one of the first to attack the realist doctrines of Duns Scotus, and is interesting mainly as the precursor of William of Occam in his revival of Nominalism.

And to assert its absolute sovereignty (Defensor pacis, c. 1352); while the Franciscan William of Occam (d.