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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ence of a permanent object, from observing its sensible qualities. Some
philosophers would dispose of this problem by denying that we ever see
anything but objects. But this is not true. We do see the several parts of a
camouflaged object as ...
ence, but logically inconceivable. Tb£jmnmses_of_jL working scientist are born
of the imagination seeking discovery. Such effort risks defeat but never seeks it; it
is in fact his craving for success that makes the scientist take the risk of failure.
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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