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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Presently the person showed symptoms of anticipating the shock at the sight of "
shock syllables"; yet, on questioning, he could not identify them. He had come to
know when to expect a shock, but he could not tell what made him expect it.
In one case we meet a person skillfully using his body and, in the other, a person
cleverly using his mind. The recognition of a person in the performance of a skill
or in the conduct of a game of chess is intrinsic to the understanding of these ...
The structural kinship between knowing a person and discovering a problem,
and the alignment of both with our knowing of a cobblestone, call attention to the
greater depth of a person and a problem, as compared with the lesser profundity
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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