In philosophy, a razor is a principle or rule of thumb that allows one to eliminate ("shave off") unlikely explanations for a phenomenon. Razors include: * Occam's razor: When faced with competing hypotheses, select the one that makes the fewest assumptions. Do not multiply entities without necessity. * Grice's razor: As a principle of parsimony, conversational implications are to be preferred over semantic context for linguistic explanations. * Hanlon's razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. * Hume's razor: "If the cause, assigned for any effect, be not sufficient to produce it, we must either reject that cause, or add to it such qualities as will give it a just proportion to the effect." * Hitchens's razor: "What can be asserted witho

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  • En filosofía, una navaja es un método holístico que permite reducir el campo de hipótesis que tratan un fenómeno. (es)
  • In philosophy, a razor is a principle or rule of thumb that allows one to eliminate ("shave off") unlikely explanations for a phenomenon. Razors include: * Occam's razor: When faced with competing hypotheses, select the one that makes the fewest assumptions. Do not multiply entities without necessity. * Grice's razor: As a principle of parsimony, conversational implications are to be preferred over semantic context for linguistic explanations. * Hanlon's razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. * Hume's razor: "If the cause, assigned for any effect, be not sufficient to produce it, we must either reject that cause, or add to it such qualities as will give it a just proportion to the effect." * Hitchens's razor: "What can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence." * Alder's razor: If something cannot be settled by experiment or observation then it is not worthy of debate. * Popper's falsifiability principle: For a theory to be considered scientific, it must be falsifiable. (en)
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  • En filosofía, una navaja es un método holístico que permite reducir el campo de hipótesis que tratan un fenómeno. (es)
  • In philosophy, a razor is a principle or rule of thumb that allows one to eliminate ("shave off") unlikely explanations for a phenomenon. Razors include: * Occam's razor: When faced with competing hypotheses, select the one that makes the fewest assumptions. Do not multiply entities without necessity. * Grice's razor: As a principle of parsimony, conversational implications are to be preferred over semantic context for linguistic explanations. * Hanlon's razor: Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity. * Hume's razor: "If the cause, assigned for any effect, be not sufficient to produce it, we must either reject that cause, or add to it such qualities as will give it a just proportion to the effect." * Hitchens's razor: "What can be asserted witho (en)
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