Ian Hacking Quote

We favor hypotheses for their simplicity and explanatory power, much as the architect of the world might have done in choosing which possibility to create.


Chapter 15, Inductive Logic, p. 142. - The Emergence Of Probability

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We favor hypotheses for their simplicity and explanatory power, much as the architect of the world might have done in choosing which possibility to...

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We favor hypotheses for their simplicity and explanatory power, much as the architect of the world might have done in choosing which possibility to...

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We favor hypotheses for their simplicity and explanatory power, much as the architect of the world might have done in choosing which possibility to...

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We favor hypotheses for their simplicity and explanatory power, much as the architect of the world might have done in choosing which possibility to...