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Ockham

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William of. died ?1349, English nominalist philosopher, who contested the temporal power of the papacy and ended the conflict between nominalism and realism
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1275-1344/45), Ockham uses connotation to argue that many abstract terms are synonymous with their concrete counterparts, thus obviating the need to look for abstract entities that are the referents of those abstract terms.
Universals are not expressed by divine intelligence nor do they constitute the formative principle at the core of the creation, Ockham argues.
They are formed in what Ockham refers to as intuitive cognitions which serve as the ground for existential judgments.
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This excellent introduction is heartily recommended to both students and teachers of Ockham.
En efecto, de la deficiente interpretacion de la operatividad abstractiva u objetivante de la inteligencia surge en Ockham el representacionismo, y de este el nominalismo.
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Following Boethius and Ockham, Manlevelt sides with the nominalists.
The fifteenth-century papal apologist, Cardinal Juan de Torquemada, attacked both Marsilius and Ockham as the proponents of conciliarism.
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