Definition of Nominalists

1. Noun. (plural of nominalist) ¹



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Definition of Nominalists

1. nominalist [n] - See also: nominalist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nominalists

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Literary usage of Nominalists

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1. Dictionary of Sects, Heresies, Ecclesiastical Parties, and Schools of by John Henry Blunt (1874)
"nominalists. A school of mediaeval theologians which arose in the latter half of the eleventh ... The nominalists thus opposed the position of the Realists, ..."

2. The Table Talk and Omniana of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With Additional Table by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1888)
"The controversy of the nominalists and Realists was one of the greatest and most important that ever occupied the human mind. They were both right, ..."

3. Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth and by Henry Hallam (1860)
"The later nominalists of the scholastic period, Buridan, Biel, ... Peter d'Ailly, Gerson, and other principal men of their age were nominalists; ..."

4. Introduction to the Literature Of Europe in the Fifteenth,sixteenth and by Henry Hallam (1879)
"The later nominalists of the scholastic period, Buridan, Biel, ... Peter d'Ailly, Gerson, and other principal men of their age were nominalists; ..."

5. Church History by Johann Heinrich Kurtz (1889)
"nominalists and Realists.—After nominalism {§ 9! ... and was called by later nominalists ... nominalists ..."

6. The Works of Thomas Reid, D.D., Now Fully Collected, with Selections from by Thomas Reid, William Hamilton, Dugald Stewart (1863)
"Biel, and other of the later nominalists, had long struck me as remarkable ; but I had no suspicion that an opinion which had again so completely fallen ..."

7. Cosmos: A Sketch of a Physical Description of the Universe by Alexander von Humboldt (1860)
"The nominalists, who ascribed to general ideas of objects only a subjective existence in the human mind, finally remained the dominant party in the ..."

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