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Occam"s razor

Maureen Duffy

Occam"s razor

by Maureen Duffy

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Published by Sinclair-Stevenson in London .
Written in English


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StatementMaureen Duffy.
The Physical Object
Pagination(256)p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22367859M
ISBN 101856192407

Occam's razor (also written as Ockham's razor from William of Ockham (c. – ), and in Latin lex parsimoniae) is a principle of parsimony, economy, or succinctness used in logic and problem-solving. It states that among competing hypotheses, the hypothesis with the fewest assumptions should be selected. The application of the principle often shifts the burden of proof in a discussion.   The case of the overheating Mac Book Pro and Occam’s Razor December 9, by Simon Thank You William of Ockham ( – ) who coined the term “Ockham Razor” (“among competing hypotheses, the one with the fewest assumptions should be selected“) has helped my overheating Late Mac Book Pro and solve heat problems by removing.

Occam's razor is more commonly described as 'the simplest answer is most often correct,' although this is an oversimplification. The 'correct' interpretation is that entities should not be multiplied needlessly. Researchers should avoid 'stacking' information to prove a theory if a simpler explanation fits the observations. Occam's razor is the.   Thanks to Axil Axil for the following post regarding a book recommendation by Andrea Rossi. Andrea Rossi Janu at PM Keith T: Thank you for your insight. I also suggest you the book “Maxwell-Dirac Theory and Occam’s Razor:Unified Field, Elementary Particles, and Nuclear Interactions” (Amazon, ).

  What is known as Occam's razor was a common principle in medieval philosophy. The principle came to be named after the English philosopher and Franciscan monk William of Ockham (ca. ) because of his frequent use of the : Robert Todd Carroll.   A Simple Explanation of Occam’s Razor In my last post within my Back to Basics series, I gave a breakdown of and an objection to the Kalam Cosmological Argument. In the post, I pointed out that William Lane Craig, the best known modern proponent of the argument, believes that Occam’s Razor backs up his claim that God is the simplest.


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