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Philosophical Papers Mathematics, Science and Epistemology

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ISBN-10: 0521280303

ISBN-13: 9780521280303

Edition: 1978

Authors: Imre Lakatos, John Worrall, Gregory Currie

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List price: $29.99
Copyright year: 1978
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/16/1980
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

John L. Worrall is Professor of Criminology and Program Head at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD). A Seattle native, he received a B.A., double majoring in psychology and law and justice, from Central Washington University in 1994. Both his M.A. (criminal justice) and Ph.D. (political science) were received from Washington State University, where he graduated in 1999. From 1999-2006, he was a member of the criminal justice faculty at California State University, San Bernardino. He joined UTD in Fall 2006, was promoted to full professor in 2008, and in 2010 was selected to direct the criminology program. Dr. Worrall has published articles and book chapters on a wide range of topics…    

EditorsG++ introduction
Philosophy of Mathematics
Infinite regress and foundations of mathematics
A renaissance of empiricism in the recent philosophy of mathematics?
Cauchy and the continuum: the significance of non-standard analysis for the history and philosophy of mathematics
What does a mathematical proof prove?
The method of analysis-synthesis
Critical Papers
The problem of appraising scientific theories: three approaches
Necessity, Kineale and Popper
Changes in the problem of inductive logic
On Popperian historiography
Anomalies versus G++crucial experimentsG++
Understanding Toulmin
Science and Education
A letter to the director of the London School of Economics
The teaching of the history of science
The social responsibility of science
References
Lakatos bibliography
Indexes