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William of Ockham
Comparative Literature (1 December 2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
... closely examining Eco's novel as an illustrative specimen of this subgenre. In doing so, the essay details crucial semiotic teachings, notably by Roger Bacon and William of Ockham, embedded in the novel, in order to qualify what thus far has received little critical notice beyond more or less rough...
Comparative Literature (1 January 2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... harmony was first exposed by the nominalistic philosophy of William of Ockham (later adopted by Martin Luther): What fourteenth-century Christian speculation tried to do was to blow up the solid block of Greco- Arabic determinism, and this was mainly the work of the Franciscan School. Ockham, for...
Comparative Literature (1 March 2016) 68 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 2016
... represented by William of Ockham. A consequent separation of the intellect and the will paved the way for the political philosophy of Thomas Hobbes, which rested on a thoroughly mechanistic worldview. The cosmos was hence supplanted by nature, no longer infused by the rational purpose ordained by the...