Namesake of Philosophical Razor

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Namesake of Philosophical Razor NYT Mini Crossword
Namesake of Philosophical Razor

Namesake of Philosophical Razor – NYT Mini Crossword

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The solution to the namesake of a philosophical razor is Occam. This refers to Occam’s Razor, a principle from philosophy. Suppose there exist two explanations for an occurrence. In this case the simpler one is usually better. Simpler explanations that don’t require many unproven assumptions are generally more likely to be accurate. William of Ockham, a Franciscan friar and philosopher, is known for Occam’s razor methodological principle.

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