(Lat. form of French Guillaume Durand de Saint-Pourçain; ca. 1270/75ca. 1332/34). Doctor modernus; Doctor resolutissimus. B. Saint-Pourcçain-sur-Sioule, Fr.; scholastic Dominican theol.; bp. Limoux 1317, Le Puy 1318, Meaux 1326; developed nominalism* in opposition to the realism* of Thomas* Aquinas; anticipated the terminism (see Terminism, 2) of W. of Ockham*; distinguished bet. realms of reason and faith; opposed pope in the question of beatific vision.
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