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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say, therefore, that when shock syllables arouse an apprehension in us, without
our being able to identify the syllables which arouse it, we know these syllables
only in terms of their meaning. It is their meaning to which our attention is directed
To interiorize is to identify ourselves with the teachings in question, by making
them function as the proximal term of a tacit moral knowledge, as applied in
practice. This establishes the tacit framework for our moral acts and judgments.
And we ...
We identified the two terms of tacit knowing, the proximal and the distal, and
recognized the way we attend from the first to the second, thus achieving an
integration of particulars to a coherent entity to which we are attending. Since we
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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