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Proofs and Refutations

By Imre Lakatos

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Proofs and Refutations is essential reading for all those interested in the methodology, the philosophy and the history of mathematics. Imre Lakatos shows that mathematics grows through a process of the successive improvement of creative hypotheses by attempts to 'prove' them and by criticism of these attempts: the logic of proofs and refutations.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Philosophy -> Science

Proofs and Refutations
The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1/1/76
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 110726345X
ISBN 13: 9781107263451
Print ISBN: 9780521290388

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