REVIEWS of Imre Lakatos and the Guises of Reason


J. R. Ravetz, "An Hungarian Tragedy" Inquiry August 2004. A complimentary review with its own insights into Lakatos' strange and remarkable achievements.


John Worrall, "Lakatos in Disguise" Metascience 2003. A negative and unlearned review. Worrall is a philosophy Professor at LSE, a former student of Lakatos' and editor of Lakatos' work. My own comments are provided electronically in response.


Matteo Motterlini in Philosophia Mathematica. Motterlini is editor of the Feyerabend-Lakatos correspondence, For and Against Method.


Short reviews by Teun Koetsier, Ivor Grattan-Guinness, Roger Backhouse, Paul Ernest; in Central European History and Modern Intellectual History: "...an absolutely riveting story of Imre Lakatos’s life and work."