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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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS I am grateful to Yale University for extending to me the
invitation to deliver the Terry Lectures of 1962, from which this book has been
developed. The theme of the book took shape during my years at Merton College
I considered science there as a variant of sensory perception and developed this
view into three lectures on the ... in August 1965, and will also be published in
their propears now also that what I have said in the Terry ix Introduction page.
pears now also that what I have said in the Terry Lectures about our capacity for
seeing and pursuing problems had been said long ago in Science, Faith and
Society. Besides, my hesitant suggestion in the Terry Lectures that tacit knowing
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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