(also Ockham's razor)
- The principle (attributed to William of Occam) that in explaining a thing no more assumptions should be made than are necessary. The principle is often invoked to defend reductionism or nominalism. Compare with principle of parsimony at parsimony.Más ejemplos en oraciones
- The Faithfulness Condition is thus a formal version of Ockham's razor.
- This approach seems to apply Occam's razor to the principle itself, eliminating the word ‘assumptions.’
- That was Occam's razor, a fundamental principle of scientific reasoning.
Más definiciones de Occam's razorDefinición de Occam's razor en:
- el diccionario Inglés de EE.UU.