Imre Lakatos

Imre Lakatos

Research programmes, besides their negative heuristic, are also characterized by their positive heuristic.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Mathematics does not grow through a monotonous increase of the number of indubitably established theorems but through the incessant improvement of guesses by speculation and criticism, by the logic of proofs and refutations.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Man's respect for knowledge is one of his most peculiar characteristics. Knowledge in Latin is scientia, and science came to be the name of the most respectable kind of knowledge.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It would be wrong to assume that one must stay with a research programme until it has exhausted all its heuristic power, that one must not introduce a rival programme before everybody agrees that the point of degeneration has probably been reached.More Imre Lakatos quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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]

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