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Texts: A text is a written or printed piece of language-based communication, ranging from individual words to longer passages or documents, conveying information, ideas, or stories. See also Language, Writing, Information, Communication, Meaning, Words, Word meaning, Sentence meanging, Literature, Culture, Cultural transmission.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Imre Lakatos on Texts - Dictionary of Arguments

Hacking I 212
Lakatos: you should read all the texts you can get hold of.
Hacking and FeyerabendVsLakatos: this is an elitist demand!
HackingVsCoherence theory: you can always fiddle the data situation! One can conclude that something is not an example! This does not mean that you are lying!
>Coherence theory
, >Coherence.
But that withdraws the basics from Lakatos's historical analysis!
According to Lakatos, we cannot rely on any other standards than the cognitive history as it is present.
FeyerabendVsLakatos: elitist. Rationality is simply defined by what is approved by a community. (Here, however, only the last 200 years).
I 215
Lakatos/Hacking: Lakatos has attempted to characterize certain objective values of science without reference to copy theories of truth. (Increase in knowledge).
>Science/Lakatos, >Progress, >Objectivity/Lakatos.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Laka I
I. Lakatos
The Methodology of Scientific Research Programmes: Volume 1: Philosophical Papers (Philosophical Papers (Cambridge)) Cambridge 1980

Hacking I
I. Hacking
Representing and Intervening. Introductory Topics in the Philosophy of Natural Science, Cambridge/New York/Oakleigh 1983
German Edition:
Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996

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