Occam's razor  (a.k.a.: Ockham's razor )
The simplest answer is usually the correct answer
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
Of two equivalent theories or explanations, all other things being equal, the simpler one is to be preferred
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances
The simplest explanation is usually the best
The simplest explanation that covers all the facts
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Occam's Razor

  1. 1. Occam's razor (a.k.a.: Ockham's razor )
  2. 2. The simplest answer is usually the correct answer
  3. 3. Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication
  4. 4. Of two equivalent theories or explanations, all other things being equal, the simpler one is to be preferred
  5. 5. We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances
  6. 6. The simplest explanation is usually the best
  7. 7. The simplest explanation that covers all the facts

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