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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 12
them for attending to something else, namely the electric shock, and hence our
knowledge of them remains tacit. This is how we come to know these particulars,
without becoming able to identify them. Such is the functional relation between ...
fingers used again with his mind on his music, the features of a physiognomy and
the details of a pattern glanced at once more from a distance: they all come to life
and recover their meaning and their comprehensive relationship. But it is ...
The relation of a comprehensive entity to its particulars was then seen to be the
relation between two levels of reality, the higher one controlling the marginal
conditions left indeterminate by the principles governing the lower one. Such
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
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