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    Defining Statesmanship When assigned the task of defining statesmanship, one may attempt to use Occam's razor. All things being equal, the simplest solution is usually the best one. According to the Blackwell Dictionary of Political Science, the definition of statesmen simply states "see politician". This leads to two conclusions: First, Occam's razor is not always correct. Secondly, Blackwell's accuracy is questionable, at best. Statesmanship is said to be a “tricky, elusive matter-hard to come by, hard to measure, and hard to define or describe.” Many scholars agree that “because statesmanship is a difficult concept to understand, a homogeneous definition does not exist”. There are two trains of thought regarding statesmanship; classical…

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    Occam's Razor Answers

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    2. My answer for this question, the explanation that is the easiest to understand is the best explanation, is wrong because the explanation that is without the extra assumptions should be preferred, even though it might not be the easiest to understand. Occam's Razor centers around this idea that if you hear hoof beats think horse, not zebra. A horse should first come to mind because it is the most likely explanation and more commonly found to be the answer. I honestly think the wording tripped…

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    Occam's Razor Analysis

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    If ever there were a theory of the human mind in the history of psychology that was antithetical to the idea of Occam’s Razor, it would be classical psychoanalysis. Classicial psychoanalysis refers to the psychological and therapeutic theories and techniques created by Viennese physician Sigmund Freud. The main tenet of psychoanalysis is that much of our behavior and thought stems from primitive unconscious forces that dwell within us. These forces lie outside our conscious awareness and…

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    "Entities must not be multiplied beyond necessity, “one god is simpler than multiple Gods. This is essential Swinburne’s argument. Swinburne argues that materialism does not satisfy Criterion 2 because it is a brute fact and to reject the existence of brute facts is to think that everything can be explained. And further, it does explain why Theism is simpler than polytheism. For example, in a material world, there exists Partial 1 and it has a mass of 1.9765 gm and it has a charge of 2.385, the…

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    I've really found these few chapters of this course fascinating. This chapter in general has really made me think back on several things and really tapped into my spirituality. One of the things that stood out to me in this lesson is when Occam's Razor made the statement that Explanations should always be kept as simple as possible. I find myself agreeing with him because people tend to make things more complicated than it needs to be. Another statement of Occam's Razor that I liked was when he…

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    Knowledge is what we know and in order to explain the behavior of knowledge it is through accuracy and simplicity, that knowledge becomes known to oneself and collectively. In terms of simplicity, Occam 's Razor is the scientific and philosophic explanation for keeping information in its simplest form. On the other hand, accuracy allows for all information to be handled collectively, to find the appropriate justification that will keep the integrity of what is known to keep it precise. Then…

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    This goes along with parsimony which is a state of simplicity suggesting we should investigate the simplest forms first. Karl Popper once stated we prefer simpler theories because their empirical content is greater and they are better tested overall (C0nc0rdance, 2009). This represents an important turning point in the history of psychology because by having the metaphor of Occam’s Razor, theories and arguments that were once complex were cut down being able to reach the truth more quickly. If…

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    Yet in the event that you distrust in him you have nothing to pick up and everything to lose . . . eternal damnation. This contention is by all accounts one of those instances of Occam's Razor, on the grounds that the same quantity of reason-orientated agnostics will concede, we can never be sure of God's non-presence, the shot of such a presence dependably surpasses 0, regardless of how…

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    Dollar Shave Club Essay

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    STRENGTHS • Simple Use and Function. Dollar Shave Club (DSC) prides itself on having a simple set up to get the razors and facial care you are looking for. • Little Competition. After the company was started in 2011 out of California, many other companies have followed their formula but not one has matched the originators. • Low Prices. With good razors being such a hassle to come by and having high expenses, DSC succeeds by offering 3 main razors varying in price from 3$ a month to 9$ a month…

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    the expensive side. For Example, a 12.5oz bottle of VO5 shampoo cost about .75. This is probably the cheapest shampoo you can purchase, with the conditioner being the same size/price. Meanwhile, a 12oz bottle of African Pride 2 in 1 shampoo/conditioner is about $2.90 and one of the few “afro-american hair safe” products. Race is not the only issue Wal-Mart steadily ignores, gender equal products have been an issue for quite some time. Another example would be razors. They aren’t necessarily “one…

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