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Occams razor

Occam's razor

The principle of scientific parsimony. William of Occam (14th Century) stated it thus: The assumptions introduced to explain a thing must not be multiplied beyond necessity.


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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... here, but the creation hypothesis wins, simply on the basis of the occams razor principle which you have introduced into this discussion. Actually you were the first ...

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by canalon
Mon Oct 04, 2010 5:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
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Re: Experimental evidence for evolution

... than you or I and it could even include Geokinkladze You suggest I use Occams razor and I am very happy to apply that principle. Here is the principle http://pespmc1.vub.ac.be/occamraz.html ...

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by jevg
Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:43 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Experimental evidence for evolution
Replies: 103
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Metabolism or Replication First?

... to occur... perhaps someone can fill me in if there is. So resorting to Occams Razor would lead me to believe that it would have been simpler for initial proto-life to be ...

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by AstusAleator
Fri Oct 26, 2007 12:38 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Metabolism or Replication First?
Replies: 14
Views: 8682

The Fiber Disease

... who I am, and what the causal agent of our disease is. Term 1) Occam’s razor: Occam’s razor declares the simplest explanation to an unknown is most ... over the world with morgellons. However, when you apply the Law of Occams Razor to reach your conclusion, in all probability I’m just regular ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Jan 18, 2007 4:16 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5560425

The Fiber Disease

... who I am, and what the causal agent of our disease is. Term 1) Occam’s razor: Occam’s razor declares the simplest explanation to an unknown is most ... over the world with morgellons. However, when you apply the Law of Occams Razor to reach your conclusion, in all probability I’m just regular ...

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by Frank N Stein
Thu Jan 18, 2007 2:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5560425
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