Contemporary Cosmology from Lakatos' viewpoint


  • Jorge E. Horvath Universidade de Sí£o Paulo USP - IAG Astronomy


Cosmology, Scientific programme, Anomalies, Imre Lakatos, General relativity;, Particle physics


An analysis of contemporary Cosmology is presented, with the aim of identifying the elements present in it according to the scientific program structure created by I. Lakatos. We look at some modern controversies from this point of view and clarify the meaning of issues related to them within this context.

Author Biography

Jorge E. Horvath, Universidade de Sí£o Paulo USP - IAG Astronomy

Departamento de Astronomia



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How to Cite

Horvath, J. E. (2023). Contemporary Cosmology from Lakatos’ viewpoint. Cosmos and History: The Journal of Natural and Social Philosophy, 19(1), 63–77. Retrieved from