The Tacit Dimension
Anchor Books, 1967 - 108 Seiten
"I shall reconsider human knowledge by starting from the fact that we can know more than we can tell," writes Michael Polanyi, whose work paved the way for the likes of Thomas Kuhn and Karl Popper. The Tacit Dimension argues that tacit knowledge--tradition, inherited practices, implied values, and prejudgments--is a crucial part of scientific knowledge. --From publisher's description.
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It now becomes a means of making certain things function as the proximal terms
of tacit knowing, so that instead of observing them in themselves, we may be
aware of them in their bearing on the comprehensive entity which they constitute.
Engineering includes the operational principles of machines and some
knowledge of physics bearing on these principles. Physics and chemistry, on the
other hand, include no knowledge of the operational principles of machines.
Hence a ...
But if we know a great deal that / we cannot tell, and if even that which we know
and can tell is accepted by us as true only in view of its bearing on a reality
beyond it, a reality which may yet manifest itself in the future in an indeterminate
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - thcson - LibraryThing
This book contains, or at least it's based on, a series of lectures given by Polanyi in the 1960's. It's quite short and only gives a basic introduction to Polanyi's philosophy of science, so ... Vollständige Rezension lesen