Imre Lakatos's scientific contributions

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Imre Lakatos' philosophical and scientific papers are published here in two volumes. Volume I brings together his very influential but scattered papers on the philosophy of the physical sciences, and includes one important unpublished essay on the effect of Newton's scientific achievement. Volume II presents his work on the philosophy of mathematic...

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... This effectively partitions a student's contributed theory into a fixed, architectural framework -or paradigm -plus the student's own contributed variations. A Lakatosian research programme [27] also partitions in this manner -"For Lakatos an individual theory within a research programme typically consists of two components: the (more or less) irrefutable hard core plus a set of auxiliary hypotheses" [28]. ...