I've been asking myself a few questions lately regarding the nature of a theory. It can be any type of theory. I hope someone can answer these to a degree. The questions are:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

- Can a theory have less than three axioms? Is three the minimum for a theory to make sense?
- Is the statement "The less axioms, the more abstract the theory, the more facts will fit" true ?
- How does the number of axioms relate to the number of contradictions that may appear within the theory?

Thanks in advance.

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# Number of axioms for a theory

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