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Encyclopedia > Ockham, Surrey

Ockham is a tiny English village near East Horsley, in Surrey, south-west of London. Most notably, Ockham was the birthplace of William of Ockham, famous philosopher -- the proponent of Ockham's Razor. More recently, Ada Lovelace lived at Ockham Park. Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... East Horsley is a village in Surrey, just off the A246 between Leatherhead and Guildford. ... Not to be confused with Surry. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... William of Ockham William of Ockham (also Occam or any of several other spellings) (c. ... Occams Razor (also Ockhams Razor or any of several other spellings), is a principle attributed to the 14th century English logician and Franciscan friar, William of Ockham that forms the basis of methodological reductionism, also called the principle of parsimony or law of economy. ... Ada Lovelace Augusta Ada King, Countess of Lovelace (December 10, 1815 – November 27, 1852), born Augusta Ada Byron, is mainly known for having written a description of Charles Babbages early mechanical general-purpose computer, the analytical engine. ...


Ockham possesses a small church, a memorial to those who gave their lives in the Great War and World War II, a cricket club [1] and a pub called The Hautboy. Combatants Allied Powers: Russian Empire France British Empire Italy United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary German Empire Ottoman Empire Bulgaria Commanders Nicholas II Aleksei Brusilov Georges Clemenceau Joseph Joffre Ferdinand Foch Robert Nivelle Herbert Henry Asquith Sir Douglas Haig Sir John Jellicoe Victor Emmanuel III Luigi Cadorna Armando Diaz Woodrow... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000...


The village gave its name to HMS Ockham, a Ham class minesweeper. HMS Ockham was one of 93 ships of the Ham class of inshore minesweepers. ... The Ham Class Minesweepers were Inshore Minesweepers (IMS) Type 1 of the Royal Navy. ...


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Ockham was born, probably in late 1287 or early 1288, in the village of Ockham (= Oak Hamlet) in Surrey, a little to the southwest of London.
Ockham was emphatically a nominalist in this sense.
Ockham was likewise a nominalist in this sense.
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