THUNK – 94. #parsimonygate & Occam’s Razor

Occam’s Razor is an important philosophical tool, & it played a central role in the #parsimonygate kerfuffle on Twitter. Learn exactly how it works!

-Links for the Curious-

The Cladistics editorial that kicked this whole thing off –

A fantastic article on Wired about #parsimonygate –

An interesting blog post on the issue –

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’s entry on ontological parsimony –

My sister’s *fantastic* hand-written notes –

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