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.


Revisiting Nimbin

May 3rd, 2014

Episode 29 of 159 episodes

The author talks about Nimbin and the so-called hippie communities in the early 1970s and what's happened in the last 40 years.

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