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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My search has led me to a novel idea of human knowledge from which a
harmonious view of thought and existence, rooted in the universe, seems to
emerge. I shall reconsider human knowledge by starting from the fact that we can
know more ...
We possess a practical knowledge of our own body, but the physiologist's
theoretical knowledge of it is far more revealing. The formal rules of prosody_may
Ideepen our understanding of so delicate a thing as ppoem. but my examples
the paradigmatic case of scientific knowledge, in which all the faculties that are
necessary for finding and holding scientific knowledge are fully developed, is the
knowledge of an approaching discovery. To hold such knowledge is an act ...
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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