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William of Ockham

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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (4): 420–437.
Published: 01 December 2014
... by 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...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (1): 96–99.
Published: 01 March 2016
... by Pfau as “Christian-Platonic,” a conception that, building on Aristotle’s ethical philosophy, was sustained through the theological work of Augustine and Aquinas, until it ultimately broke beneath the weight of the nomi- nalism and voluntarism best represented by William of Ockham. A consequent...
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Comparative Literature (2003) 55 (1): 57–77.
Published: 01 January 2003
... and essentialist view of that same universe as the emanation of eternal categories of being. The fragility of this 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...