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The Political Thought of William Ockham

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The English Franciscan, William of Ockham (c. 1285 1349), was one of the most important thinkers of the later middle ages. Summoned to Avignon in 1324 to answer charges of heresy, Ockham became convinced that Pope John XXII was himself a heretic in denying the complete poverty of Christ and the apostles and a tyrant in claiming supremacy over the Roman empire. Ockham's pol ...more
Published June 28th 1974 by Cambridge University Press
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Jan 09, 2013 mwr rated it really liked it
Shelves: pre-30-s, philosophy
Ockham excommunicated a pope and wrote a tome arguing that it is possible to eat bread without owning it. This delightful book provides the context to render those claims meaningful.
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