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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of a more intellectual and more practical kind; both the "wissen" and "konnen" of
the Germans, or the "knowing what" and the "knowing how" of Gilbert Ryle. These
two aspects of knowing have a similar structure and neither is ever present ...
To accepFffie pursuit of science as a reasonable and successful enterprise is to
share the kind of commitments on which scientists enter by undertaking this
enterprise. You cannot formalize the act of commitment, for you cannot express
This is to class our knowledge of reality with the kind of foreknowledge which
guides scientists to discovery. With this in mind, we can say now also that man's
skillful exercise of his body is a real entity that another person can know, and
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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