Ockham's razor


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Ockham's razor

See OCCAM'S RAZOR.

Ockham's razor

or

Occam's razor

the principle which states that when a selection has to be made from various hypotheses, it is best to start with the hypothesis that makes fewest assumptions. It is named after William of Ockham (d. c .1349).
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Ockham's Razor have also collaborated with Contact for the other half of the double-bill, Switch, a brand new show which puts young people from North Manchester at the heart of the action.
In Section 4, I criticize her six examples, arguing that Ockham's razor favors my definition over her definition of extrinsic disposition, and that my definition goes well, while her definition does not, with Lewis's and her definitions of intrinsic and extrinsic properties.
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"The rule of logic known as Ockham's Razor -- do not multiply unnecessary entities -- would seem to favor a single unprovable God over an infinity of unprovable universes," writes Rabbi Sacks.
if we postulate different types of minds, the principle of Ockham's razor will be violated.
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In fact most of my review tracks many of the particulars of Hodgson's letter, such as the last paragraph in which he says Ockham's razor explains Moynihan's liberal voting record.
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Ockham's Razor holds that problems should never intentionally be made more complicated than they need to be: The simplest answer is usually the right answer.
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