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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Driesch found that throughout the gastrula stage any cell or combination of cells
detached from the embryo will develop into a normal sea urchin. He described an
embryo having such regenerative powers as a "harmonious equipotential" ...
I am accepting here the surmise of Gestalt psychologists, that equipotentialities of
the kind discovered by Driesch in the sea urchin embryo are akin to the process
by which we shape new ideas. But the kind of emergence that I identify with ...
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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