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Adam James.

Occam’s Razor: Cutting Off Unnecessary Complexity

The term “Occam’s Razor” comes from a misspelling of the name William of Ockham. William Ockham (circa 1287–1347) was an English Franciscan friar, theologian, philosopher, and logician in the medieval period. One of his rules of thumb has become a standard guideline for thinking through issues logically. Occam’s Razor is the principle that [in Latin], “non […]