In this paper, I argue that, other things being equal, simpler arguments are better. In other words, I argue that, other things being equal, it is rational to prefer simpler arguments over less simple ones. I sketch three arguments in support of this claim: an argument from mathematical proofs, an argument from scientific theories, and an argument from the conjunction rule.
Mizrahi, M. Why Simpler Arguments are Better. Argumentation 30, 247–261 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10503-015-9367-1
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