Imre Lakatos

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Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science

Why Is Imre Lakatos Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Imre Lakatos was a Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science, known for his thesis of the fallibility of mathematics and its "methodology of proofs and refutations" in its pre-axiomatic stages of development, and also for introducing the concept of the "research programme" in his methodology of scientific research programmes.

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