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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This establishes the tacit framework for our moral acts and judgments. And we
can trace this kind of indwelling to logically similar acts in the practice of science.
To rely on a theory for under- -v standing nature is to interiorize it. For we are ...
Moreover, the act of bringing a mathematical theory to bear on its subject is itself
a tacit integration of the kind we have recognized in the use of a denotative word
for designating its object. And we have seen also that a true knowledge of a ...
We often hear of surprising confirmations of a theory. The discovery of America
by Columbus was a surprising confirmation of the earth's sphericity; the discovery
of electron diffraction was a surprising confirmation of De Broglie's wave theory ...
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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