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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However, I am looking at Gestalt, on the contrary, as the outcome of an active
shaping of experience performed in the pursuit of knowledge. This shaping or
integrating I hold to be the great and indispensable tacit power by which all ...
How does the shaping of inanimate matter in a machine make it capable of
success or failure? The answer lies in the word: shaping. Natural laws may mold
inanimate matter into distinctive shapes, such as the spheres of the sun and the
Gestalt psychologists have often suggested that the processes of regulation are
akin to the shaping of perception, but their insistence that both perceptual
shaping and biological regulation are but the result of physical equilibration
brought this ...
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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