Occam’s Razor

History of Occam’s Razor William of Ockham (also spelled Occam) was a Franciscan theologian born in Surrey, England, around 1285. He studied at Oxford and later at Paris. His philosophical views made him a polemic scholar. He died in Munich, Germany, around 1349. Although the general idea of the preference for simplicity is attributed to… Continue reading Occam’s Razor