On Some Conceptual Background of Imre Lakatos’ Thought

Epistemology and Philosophy of Science 55 (3):52-56 (2018)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This paper comments on some problems accentuated in William T. Lynch’s work on the Marxist roots of Imre Lakatos’ history and philosophy of science. This is quite a significant and still debatable issue relating to the adequate interpretations of Imre Lakatos’ complete intellectual growth. Accordingly, any further exploration of the “deep structures” of his conceptual background may help gain a better understanding of his legacy. In this comment, I make a brief review of the studies on the pre-English roots of Lakatos’ theoretical schemes.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,038

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

An hungarian tragedy.Jerome R. Ravetz - 2004 - Inquiry: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Philosophy 47 (4):413 – 422.
Chocolate and Chess (Unlocking Lakatos). [REVIEW]John Kadvany - 2010 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 42 (2):276-286.
Imre Lakatos in China.F. Dainian - 1989 - In Kostas Gavroglu, Yorgos Goudaroulis & Pantelis Nicolacopoulos (eds.), Imre Lakatos and Theories of Scientific Change. pp. 59-67.
The Challenge to Consensus.William T. Lynch - 2018 - Epistemology and Philosophy of Science 55 (3):57-61.
The methodology of scientific research programmes.Imre Lakatos - 1978 - New York: Cambridge University Press.
Nachruf auf Imre Lakatos: Imre Lakatos : Philosopher of Mathematics and Philosopher of Science.[author unknown] - 1974 - Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 5 (2):211-217.
Tudományfilozófiai írásai.Imre Lakatos, Gâabor Forrai & Tamâas Miklâos - 1997 - Budapest: Atlantisz. Edited by Gábor Forrai & Tamás Miklós.
Lakatos one and Lakatos two: An appreciation.William Berkson - 1976 - In R. S. Cohen, P. K. Feyerabend & M. Wartofsky (eds.), Essays in Memory of Imre Lakatos. Reidel. pp. 39--54.

Analytics

Added to PP
2018-08-18

Downloads
8 (#1,319,469)

6 months
1 (#1,473,890)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Svetlana V. Shibarshina
National Research Lobachevsky State University Of Nizhny Novgorod

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references