Ockham's Razor - Program podcast

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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.


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Episode 82 of 159 episodes

Everyone agrees job creation is an unalloyed good—but how to get there? Computer programmer Geoff Hudson puts forward a bold new framework for managing (and talking about) employment.

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