Imre Lakatos

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  • Imre Lakatos

    Imre Lakatos
    Imre Lakatos was born on November 9th, 1922 in Debrecen, Hungary. He was born into a Jewish family and is witnessed firsthand World War 2 when his homeland was invaded by the Nazis in 1944. Lakatos was a member of a Nazi resistance group during their occupation and would later flee to England after being jailed for three years. He moved to London where he became the Professor of Logic at the London School of Economics.
  • “Falsification and the Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes”

    The best-known publication of Lakato's noted that there is more than one research in a field at a given time and that through competition we actually find science. Comprised of 2 supporting components, he claimed research has a "hard core" and a "protective belt" for supporting scientific theory.
  • Science and Pseudoscience- BBC Talk Radio "...a statement constitutes knowledge if suficiently many people believe it sufficiently strongly."
  • Lakatos Death

    Lakatos Death
    Latatosmade contributions to the fields of philosophy, math, and science. He died at the age of 51 to a heart attack in London, England
  • Bibliography

    Musgrave, A., & Pigden, C. (2016, April 4). Imre Lakatos. Retrieved from Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: