How does Lakatos' view on mathematics compare with Plato's?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

In 'Proofs and Refutations' he seems to argue that some mathematics is about playing with definitions and subject to counter examples. The defintions get changed in order to reject a counter example from a theorem. Hence some mathematics is foreover changing definitions to make it more precise and less prone to counter examples.

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# Lakatos vs Plato

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