#### Quote of the day

For I've read in many a novel that, unless they've souls that grovel,
Folks prefer in fact a hovel to your dreary marble halls.

#### Imre Lakatos

**Born:**November 9, 1922

**Died:**February 2, 1974

**(aged 51)**

**Bio:**Imre Lakatos was a Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science, known for his thesis of the fallibility of mathematics and its 'methodology of proofs and refutations' in its pre-axiomatic stages of development.

**Known for:**

- Proofs and Refutations
- For and Against Method
- Mathematics, Science and Epistemology
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