Browsing tag: Occam’s razor

Occam’s razor: Use it everytime you listen to the media!

 Occam’s razor  Occam’s Razor, also Ockham’s Razor,[1] is a principle attributed to the 14th-century English logician and Franciscan friar, William of Ockham. The principle states that the explanation of any phenomenon should make as few assumptions as possible, eliminating those that make no difference in the observable predictions of the explanatory hypothesis or theory. The