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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Gestalt psychology has demonstrated that we may know a physiognomy by
integrating our awareness of its particulars without being able to identify these
particulars, and my analysis of knowledge is closely linked to this discovery of
Perception, on which Gestalt psychology centered its attention, now appears as
the most impoverished form of tacit knowing. As such it will be shown to form the
bridge between the higher creative powers of man and the bodily processes ...
See also general conclusions in Hefferline, Ralph F., "Learning Theory and
Clinical Psychology— An Eventual Symbiosis?" from Experimental Foundations
of Clinical Psychology, ed. Arthur J. Bachrach (1962). Note also that numerous ...
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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