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Lakatos - Proofs and refutations

 

Proofs and Refutations: The Logic of Mathematical Discovery
Imre Lakatos
Cambridge University Press, 2008
# ISBN: 0521290384
# ISBN-13: 978-0521290388

 

Superb book that discusses the notion of proof with a dialog between a professor and his students. The professor proves the Euler characteristics and then the student finds out the limit of this proof. Outstanding! Link to purchase the book.

 

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