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Worrall, John

Overview
Works: 54 works in 259 publications in 6 languages and 1,648 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works 
Roles: Editor, Author, Printer, Other, Redactor, edc
Classifications: Q175, 511.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Worrall
Rationality and reality : conversations with Alan Musgrave by Colin Cheyne( )

15 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alan Musgrave has consistently defended two positions that he regards as commonsensical - critical realism and critical rationalism. This work discusses themes that are relevant in one way or another to Musgrave's work. It is intended as an examination of topics of interest in philosophy
Proofs and refutations : the logic of mathematical discovery by Imre Lakatos( Book )

66 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imre Lakatos's 'Proofs and refutations' is an enduring classic which has never lost its relevance. Taking the form of a dialogue between a teacher and some students, the book considers various solutions to mathematical problems and in the process raises important questions about the nature of mathematical discovery and methodology. Lakatos shows that mathematics grows through a process of improvement by attempts at proofs and critiques of these attempts, and his work continues to inspire mathematicians and philosophers aspiring to develop a philosophy of mathematics that accounts for both the static and the dynamic complexity of mathematical practice. With a specially commissioned Preface written by Paolo Mancosu, this book has been revived for a new generation of readers
The ontology of science( Book )

8 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The methodology of scientific research programmes by Imre Lakatos( Book )

15 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imre Lakatos' philosophical and scientific papers are published here in two volumes. Volume I brings together his very influential but scattered papers on the philosophy of the physical sciences, and includes one important unpublished essay on the effect of Newton's scientific achievement. Volume II presents his work on the philosophy of mathematics (much of it unpublished), together with some critical essays on contemporary philosophers of science and some famous polemical writings on political and educational issues. Imre Lakatos had an influence out of all proportion to the length of his philosophical career. This collection exhibits and confirms the originality, range and the essential unity of his work. It demonstrates too the force and spirit he brought to every issue with which he engaged, from his most abstract mathematical work to his passionate 'Letter to the director of the LSE'. Lakatos' ideas are now the focus of widespread and increasing interest, and these volumes should make possible for the first time their study as a whole and their proper assessment
Mathematics, science, and epistemology by Imre Lakatos( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imre Lakatos' philosophical and scientific papers are published here in two volumes. Volume I brings together his very influential but scattered papers on the philosophy of the physical sciences, and includes one important unpublished essay on the effect of Newton's scientific achievement. Volume 2 presents his work on the philosophy of mathematics (much of it unpublished), together with some critical essays on contemporary philosophers of science and some famous polemical writings on political and educational issues
Philosophical papers by Imre Lakatos( Book )

18 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pruebas y refutaciones : la lógica del descubrimiento matemático by Imre Lakatos( Book )

9 editions published between 1978 and 1994 in Spanish and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematik, empirische Wissenschaft und Erkenntnistheorie by Imre Lakatos( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La metodología de los programas de investigación científica by Imre Lakatos( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical papers (of) Imre Lakatos by Imre Lakatos( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical papers by Imre Lakatos( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mathematics, science, and epistemology : philosophical papers by Imre Lakatos( )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dimostrazioni e confutazioni : la logica della scoperta matematica by Imre Lakatos( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beweise und Widerlegungen : die Logik mathematischer Entdeckungen by Imre Lakatos( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in German and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophische Schriften by Imre Lakatos( Book )

5 editions published in 1982 in German and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Local facility study by John Worrall( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East Anglia in colour by John Worrall( Book )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ontology of science( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scritti filosofici by Imre Lakatos( Book )

2 editions published in 1985 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matematica, scienza e epistemologia : Scritti filosofici II by Imre Lakatos( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in Italian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Rationality and reality : conversations with Alan Musgrave
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Proofs and refutations : the logic of mathematical discoveryThe methodology of scientific research programmesMathematics, science, and epistemologyPhilosophical papersPhilosophical papers (of) Imre LakatosPhilosophical papersEast Anglia in colour
Alternative Names
John Worrall britischer Philosoph und Wissenschaftstheoretiker

John Worrall Brits filosoof

Worall, John

Worrall, J.

Worrall, John

جان ورال فیلسوف بریتانیایی

ウォラル, J

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