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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And we have seen also that a true knowledge of a theory can be established only
after it has been interiorized and extensively used to interpret experience.
Therefore: a mathematical theory can be constructed only by relying on prior tacit
By battling against established authority, skepticism cleared the way for political
freedom and humanitarian reforms. Throughout the nineteenth century, scientific
rationalism inspired social and moral changes that have improved almost every ...
The conception of morality established by this movement eliminates the
distinction between good and evil, and it is pointless therefore to express
opposition to it by moral reprobation. The unprecedented critical lucidity of
modern man is fused ...
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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