William of Occam

William of Occam

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: William of Ockham was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher, 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.