Imre Lakatos

Imre Lakatos

The classical example of a successful research programme is Newton's gravitational theory: possibly the most successful research programme ever.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Einstein's results again turned the tables and now very few philosophers or scientists still think that scientific knowledge is, or can be, proven knowledge.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Belief may be a regrettably unavoidable biological weakness to be kept under the control of criticism: but commitment is for Popper an outright crime.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
If even in science there is no a way of judging a theory but by assessing the number, faith and vocal energy of its supporters, then this must be even more so in the social sciences: truth lies in power.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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