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Jules Henri Poincaré, 1854-1912. Nineteenth-century French philosopher and mathematician. In the philosophy of science, his chief contention was that scientific proofs are conventional -- that is, based on plausibility rather than truth.

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Scholarly study of his life and thought by Mauro Murzi. From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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