Tag: Occam’s Razor

  • Occam’s Razor

    Occam’s Razor: one should not increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything. Via Wikipedia: Occam’s razor (also written as Ockham’s razor and in Latin lex parsimoniae) is a problem-solving principle devised by William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347), who was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian. The […]