From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
Simplicity is the property, condition, or quality of being simple or un-combined. It often denotes beauty, purity or clarity. Simple things are usually easier to explain and understand than complicated ones. Simplicity can mean freedom from hardship, effort or confusion. It may also refer to a simple living lifestyle.
According to Occam's razor, all other things being equal, the simplest theory is the most likely to be true — hence the importance of the concept of simplicity in epistemology. According to Thomas Aquinas, God is infinitely simple.
- KISS principle
- Occam's razor
- Simple living
- Simplicity theory
- Testimony of Simplicity
- Worse is better
- John Maeda - 10 Laws of Simplicity