Australasian Journal of Philosophy 93 (4):644-664 (2015)

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Jonathan Schaffer
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
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The Razor commands us not to multiply entities without necessity. I argue for an alternative principle—The Laser—which commands us not to multiply fundamental entities without necessity
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