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Another argument involves evolution and applies Occam’s razor—the simplest explanation is usually the right one.Person, Woman, Man, Camera, TV - Issue 93: Forerunners|Adithya Rajagopalan|December 2, 2020|Nautilus
The cause of the Nominalists was almost desperate, till Occam in the fourteenth century revived the dying embers.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Isaac D'Israeli
Melanchthon read the writings of William Occam, an old scholastic, with great zeal.The Life of Philip Melanchthon|Karl Friedrich Ledderhose
This empirical identification of meaning by means of the specific fact of suggestion cuts deep—if Occam's razor still cuts.Essays in Experimental Logic|John Dewey
His work consists in the systematic development of the views of his master, William of Occam.
The school of St. Thomas engaged in it early against the theory of Occam, which was quite similar to that which we combat.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin