Tag: occams-razor

19 Do any philosophers disagree with Occam's razor? 2012-08-13T16:39:28.393

12 How is Occam's Razor reconciled with consideration of less likely scenarios? 2016-01-10T21:29:24.127

10 How could both Occam's Razor and complex theories like Quantum Mechanics be correct at the same time? 2016-05-04T10:20:48.277

8 Is there a difference between things that can't be interacted with and things that don't exist? 2016-11-23T22:16:50.577

7 How to justify Occam's Razor? 2014-07-01T22:25:05.860

5 Occams principle is seen as a corner-stone of modern science, are there any examples where its opposite is shown to be useful? 2012-09-19T13:09:31.343

5 Does modal realism dispense with Occams razor or embodies it? 2013-02-12T22:40:44.897

5 Zombies and Occam's razor 2014-11-12T21:48:33.183

5 Thermodynamics of Occam's Razor 2015-04-14T19:14:29.637

4 Why are physical laws so simple? 2018-10-14T01:01:13.753

3 Is faith necessary for optimism? 2018-06-03T00:03:28.543

3 Is Occam's razor about finding the "Best" or the "Worst"? 2018-11-17T10:22:31.643

3 How could Occam's razor possibly be used metaphysically? 2019-06-19T20:35:04.487

3 Limitations to Occam's razor 2020-12-11T20:28:39.880

2 Problem of induction without i.i.d 2012-03-03T15:59:55.403

2 Occam's razor and believing that the world is flat 2016-07-13T09:35:32.483

2 Are many razors subsets of Occam's 2016-12-08T14:48:41.557

2 Is it, a priori, more likely that an unknown object does not exist than that it does? 2017-09-13T22:26:01.860

2 Counterexamples to Occam's Razor and tautology 2017-09-30T10:45:40.000

2 Has anyone claimed that no decision is inherently better or more rational than any other decision? 2018-11-20T15:23:02.483

2 Could generalization of scientific theories be possible by just adding an ad hoc hypothesis? 2019-03-24T23:52:25.647

2 Occam's razor and the Multiverse Hypotesis 2019-07-24T12:41:05.120

2 Occam’s razor vs. rejecting all explanations 2019-12-07T00:00:08.613

1 Isn't anti razor as valid as Occam razor in explaining the Universe and things in it? 2015-10-25T22:23:39.717

1 Can a useful, formal system of logic be constructed with no axioms or assumptions, or perhaps using only Occam's razor? 2017-03-28T17:35:04.017

1 What is Wittgenstein referring to in 4.113 2019-04-18T18:53:09.427

1 How do you rebut the Argument from Ignorance? 2020-03-29T22:31:37.473

0 Why do old theories take priority over new ones? 2016-01-30T02:18:55.493

0 What is an event that was a counterexample to Occam's Razor? 2019-02-21T05:54:02.463

0 Razor to favor simpler methodology 2019-03-07T23:24:48.350

0 Can Occam's razor be applied in favor or presentism (vs eternalism)? Is presentism simpler? 2020-10-22T17:09:52.617

0 Occam's razor on unobserved arbitrary information 2020-10-23T15:39:15.777

-3 Using Occam's Principle, is a viable Mechanical-Physical model of the universe better than a force based model 2015-09-09T17:47:29.983