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Ockham's Razor' is a wide-ranging and popular Radio National series that . Published September 8th 2007 by ABC Books (first published August 9th 2007).

Ockham's Razor' is a wide-ranging and popular Radio National series that was born out of tHE SCIENCE SHOW. It features prominent speakers from a range of scientific fields who talk about aspects of their work. Robyn Williams provides a lively, provocative and stimulating collection.

Robyn Williams Lies, Deep Fries and Statistics: More Sharp-minded Science and Other Subjects from Radio National's Ockham's Razor. ISBN 13: 9780733320057. Lies, Deep Fries and Statistics: More Sharp-minded Science and Other Subjects from Radio National's Ockham's Razor.

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William of Ockham (/ˈɒkəm/; also Occam, from Latin: Gulielmus Occamus; c. 1287 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher, and theologian, who is believed to have been born in Ockham, a small village in Surrey

William of Ockham (/ˈɒkəm/; also Occam, from Latin: Gulielmus Occamus; c. 1287 – 1347) was an English Franciscan friar, scholastic philosopher, and theologian, who is believed to have been born in Ockham, a small village in Surrey. He is considered to be one of the major figures of medieval thought and was at the centre of the major intellectual and political controversies of the 14th century.

Robyn Williams (not that one, that's "Robin" - this is the other Robyn Williams, the one with the "y") presents ABC Radio National's Science Show, Ockham's Razor and In Conversation. Although he graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in England, Robyn admits to spending as much time acting as studying. Early in his career he made guest appearances in The Goodies, Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Dr Who, and stood in for Tom Jones for four months in his TV series.

Robyn Williams AM (born 1944) is a science journalist and broadcaster resident in Australia who has hosted the Science Show on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1975, Ockham's Razor (created 1984) an. .

Robyn Williams AM (born 1944) is a science journalist and broadcaster resident in Australia who has hosted the Science Show on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1975, Ockham's Razor (created 1984) and In Conversation (created 1997). YouTube Encyclopedic. Trade union activism. In 1977 Williams gave an impassioned speech to the ABC Staff Association against the ABC management's quiescence in the face of budget cuts and political interference. He said a UK proposal that the government appoint one third of BBC Board members had been publicly opposed by BBC management but that ABC Chairman acted as if he headed an organisation rivalling the BBC.

6 Probability theory and statistics. There have been other attempts to derive Occam's Razor from probability theory, notable attempts made by Harold Jeffreys and E. T. Jaynes. In literature and writing Formulations before Ockham.

William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347) is, along with Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus, among the most prominent . 1287–1347) is, along with Thomas Aquinas and John Duns Scotus, among the most prominent figures in the history of philosophy during the High Middle Ages. He is probably best known today for his espousal of metaphysical nominalism; indeed, the methodological principle known as Ockham’s Razor is named after him. But Ockham held important, often influential views not only in metaphysics but also in all other major areas of medieval philosophy-logic, physics or natural philosophy, theory of knowledge, ethics, and political philosophy-as well as in theology.


Lies, Deep Fries and Statistics: More Sharp-minded Science and Other Subjects from Radio National's Ockham's Razor download epub
Author: Robyn Williams
ISBN: 0733320058
Category: Science & Math
Language: English
Publisher: ABC Books (August 9, 2007)
Pages: 272 pages