Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery by Imre Lakatos, John Worrall, Elie Zahar
English | 12 Jan. 2008 | ISBN: 0521290384 | 188 Pages | PDF (scan) | 7 MB
Proofs and Refutations is essential reading for all those interested in the methodology, the philosophy and the history of mathematics. Much of the book takes the form of a discussion between a teacher and his students. They propose various solutions to some mathematical problems and investigate the strengths and weaknesses of these solutions.