References for Imre Lakatos

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  1. Obituary in The Times [See THIS LINK]

Books:

  1. T Koetsier, Lakatos' philosophy of mathematics : A historical approach (Amsterdam, 1991).

Articles:

  1. J Agassi, Lakatos on proof and on mathematics, Logique et Anal. (N.S.) 24 (95-96) (1981), 437-439.
  2. D Corfield, Assaying Lakatos's philosophy of mathematics, Stud. Hist. Philos. Sci. 28 (1) (1997), 99-121.
  3. P Ernest, The legacy of Lakatos : reconceptualising the philosophy of mathematics, Philos. Math. (3) 5 (2-3) (1997), 116-134.
  4. P Feyerabend, Imre Lakatos, British J. Philos. Sci. 26 (1975), 1-18.
  5. P Freguglia, Historiography and epistemology in Lakatos (Italian), in Epistemology of mathematics: 1989-1991 Seminars (Rome, 1992), 67-76.
  6. J Hernández, On the philosophy of mathematics of Imre Lakatos (Spanish) III, in International Colloquium on Philosophy and History of Mathematics (Mexico City, 1992), 459-477.
  7. R Hersh, Introducing Imre Lakatos, Math. Intelligencer 1 (3) (1978), 148-151.
  8. T Koetsier, Negation in the development of mathematics: Plato, Lakatos, Mannoury and the history of the intermediate-value theorem in analysis, in Perspectives on negation (Tilburg, 1995), 105-121.
  9. B P Larvor, Lakatos as historian of mathematics, Philos. Math. (3) 5 (1) (1997), 42-64.
  10. A I Panchenko, Imre Lakatos's philosophy of mathematics (Russian), in Methodological analysis of the foundations of mathematics (Moscow, 1988), 71-82.
  11. H Radder, An immanent criticism of Lakatos' account of the 'degenerating phase' of Bohr's atomic theory, Z. Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 13 (1) (1982), 99-109.
  12. D Ribes, The historical nature of the demarcation criterion of Lakatos (Spanish), Teorema 7 (3-4) (1977), 241-256.
  13. H Rott, Zur Wissenschaftsphilosophie von Imre Lakatos, Philos. Natur. 31 (1) (1994), 25-62.
  14. N Thomason, Could Lakatos, even with Zahar's criterion for novel fact, evaluate the Copernican research programme?, British J. Philos. Sci. 43 (2) (1992), 161-200.
  15. J Worrall, Imre Lakatos (1922-1974) : philosopher of mathematics and philosopher of science, Z. Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 5 (2) (1974), 211-217.

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