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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Bukharin, explaining urbanely, in the spring of 1935, that scientific truth would no
longer be pursued for its own sake under socialism, completed the wheel full
circle. Embodied in a scientifically sanctioned political power, moral
They are feared more than are scientific associations, because the truth of
literature and poetry, of history and political thought, of philosophy, morality, and
legal principles, is more vital than the truth of science. This is why the
I have said that this is a commitment to the anticipation of a hidden reality, a
commitment of the same kind as exemplified in the knowledge of scientific truth.
Responsibility and truth are in fact but two aspects of such a commitment: the act
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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