Árpád Szabó and Imre Lakatos, Or the relation between history and philosophy of mathematics

@article{Mt2006rpdSA,
  title={{\'A}rp{\'a}d Szab{\'o} and Imre Lakatos, Or the relation between history and philosophy of mathematics},
  author={A. M{\'a}t{\'e}},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
  year={2006},
  volume={14},
  pages={282 - 301}
}
  • A. Máté
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Perspectives on Science
The thirty year long friendship between Imre Lakatos and the classic scholar and historian of mathematics Árpád Szabó had a considerable influence on the ideas, scholarly career and personal life of both scholars. After recalling some relevant facts from their lives, this paper will investigate Szabó's works about the history of pre-Euclidean mathematics and its philosophy. We can find many similarities with Lakatos' philosophy of mathematics and science, both in the self-interpretation of… Expand
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