Ockham's Razor - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Science & Medicine

William of Ockham was an English monk, philosopher, theologian, who provided the scientific method with its key principle 700 years ago. 'What can be done with fewer assumptions is done in vain with more,' he said. That is, in explaining any phenomenon, we should use no more explanatory concepts than are absolutely necessary. Simplicity should never be despised. Thoughtful people have their say, without interruption, on important science-related topics.


After Darkness - 2014 Vogel's Literary Award winning novel

August 2nd, 2014

Episode 42 of 197 episodes

Author Christine Piper has won the 2014 Vogel's Literary Award for her novel After Darkness.

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