What is Occam's Razor?
University of California, Riverside
Occam's (or Ockham's) razor is a principle attributed to the 14th century logician and Franciscan friar William of Ockham. Ockham was the village in the English ...
HowStuffWorks "How Occam\'s Razor Works"
by Josh Clark - Occam\'s Razor is a line of reasoning that says the simplest answer is often correct. Learn about how we investigate the universe with Occam\'s Razor.
Z-paper 252 by Herb Zinser provides some data about Nature's SYMBOL MACHINE comprised of nouns,verbs, concepts, math equations, flowcharts, etc. The ideas found in math and science textbooks are part of the SYMBOL MACHINE.
Using Galileo's suggestions of " 2 CHIEF WORLD SYSTEMS" we now perceive Sartre existentialism as partitioned into 2 or more data spaces....... the 2 CHIEF existential entities
1) physical reality of objects: concrete highways, iron automobiles, cellulose trees, humanoids, etc.
2) The world of symbols, concepts, process control system flowcharts, biochemistry diagrams, math and physics equations, etc.
Maps and Territories - Rijnlandmodel
Language in Thought and Action, S.I. Hayakawa.
Chapter 2 Symbols Maps and Territories
There is a sense in which we all live in two worlds.
Thus we understand Charles Dickens " TALE of 2 Cities".
Thus we have the source domain of SYMBOL LIFE and thought that may get mapped to the destination range of physical biology with human activities of the geography surface of EARTH.