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Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate

English translation: Plurality should not be assumed without necessity

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04:24 Sep 3, 2001
Latin to English translations [Non-PRO]
Latin term or phrase: Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate
It was on an email attachment, haven't a clue what it means
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English translation:Plurality should not be assumed without necessity
Explanation:
1. Plurality should not be assumed without necessity.

[Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate.].

2. William of Ockham

He did say `Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitas' (plurality shouldn't be posited without necessity)

3. ... by William of Ockham in the fourteenth century, CE "Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate". In English, "entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily ...
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Plurality should not be assumed without necessity


Explanation:
1. Plurality should not be assumed without necessity.

[Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate.].

2. William of Ockham

He did say `Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitas' (plurality shouldn't be posited without necessity)

3. ... by William of Ockham in the fourteenth century, CE "Pluralitas non est ponenda sine necessitate". In English, "entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily ...



    Reference: http://www.uni-karlsruhe.de/~ed01/Hyle/Hyle3/hoffman.htm
    Reference: http://www.physics.uiowa.edu/~jmeyer/2911/assign.html
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