Ockham, Surrey

William of Ockham (or Occam) (1295-1349) (or (c1285-1349)), of Ockham's Razor, was born at Ockham, Surrey, about 15 miles SW of London, just east of Woking. He was a student of Duns Scotus [Espy].

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