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William of Ockham

Philosopher (c. 1285 — 9-Apr-1348)


Lucan Freppert. The Basis of Morality According to William Ockham. Franciscan Herald Press. 1988. 191pp.

André Goddu. The Physics of William of Ockham. E. J. Brill. 1984. 243pp.

Vesa Hirvonen. Passions in William Ockham's Philosophical Psychology. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 2004. 212pp.

Gordon Leff. William of Ockham: The Metamorphosis of Scholastic Discourse. Manchester University Press. 1975. 666pp.

Armand Maurer. The Philosophy of William of Ockham: In the Light of Its Principles. Toronto: Pontifical Inst of Medieval Studies. 1999. 590pp.

Arthur Stephen McGrade. The Political Thought of William Ockham: Personal and Institutional Principles. Cambridge University Press. 2002. 284pp.

Claude Panaccio. Ockham on Concepts. Ashgate Publishing. 2004. 197pp.

John Joseph Ryan. The Nature, Structure, and Function of the Church in William of Ockham. Scholars Press. 1979. 63pp.

Takashi Shogimen. Ockham and Political Discourse in the Late Middle Ages: Ockham's "Dialogus" and Marsilius' "Defensor pacis". Cambridge University Press. 2007. 301pp.

Paul Vincent Spade (editor). The Cambridge Companion to Ockham. Cambridge University Press. 1996. 438pp.

Julius R. Weinberg. Ockham, Descartes, and Hume: Self-Knowledge, Substance, and Causality. University of Wisconsin Press. 1977. 179pp..

Rega Wood. Ockham on the Virtues. Purdue University Press. 1997. 296pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

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  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1096)

  6. A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature (p.288)

  7. British Authors Before 1800 (p.382)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.744)

  9. The Catholic Encyclopedia (vol.15, p.636)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.375)

  11. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.385)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.105)

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