The bid to transcend Popper, and the Lakatos-Polanyi connection

Perspectives on Science 14 (3):318-346 (2006)
Abstract
Lakatos is considered to be a Popperian who adapted his Hegelian-Marxist training to critical philosophy. I claim this is too narrow and misses Lakatos' goal of understanding scientific inquiry as heuristic inquiry—something he did not find in Popper, but found in Polanyi. Archival material shows that his ‘new method' struggled to overcome what he saw as the Popperian handicap, by using Polanyi
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Struan Jacobs & Phil Mullins (2011). Relations Between Karl Popper and Michael Polanyi. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 42 (3):426-435.
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