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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After the subject had learned to connect these two terms, the sight of the shock
syllables evoked the expectation of a shock and the utterance of the shock
associations was suppressed in order to avoid shock. Why did this connection
The new social aspirations had their origins in Christianity, but they were evoked
by the attacks on Christianity. It was only when the philosophy of Enlightenment
had weakened the intellectual authority of the Christian churches that Christian ...
... be evoked in men's minds by intimations of hidden truths. It respects the
individual for being capable of such response: for being able to see a problem
not visible to others, and to explore it on his own responsibility. Such are the ...
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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