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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... mental powers of comprehension are akin to each other, but I believe that they
both embody principles that are not manifest in the realm of inanimate nature.
Indeed, I regard the presence in living beings of such principles as an
And once this distinction is accepted and allowed for, the autonomous thrust of
evolutionary ascent is as clearly manifest as the growth of an individual from a
germ cell. To deny it recognition, because scientists have decided that for their ...
But if we know a great deal that / we cannot tell, and if even that which we know
and can tell is accepted by us as true only in view of its bearing on a reality
beyond it, a reality which may yet manifest itself in the future in an indeterminate
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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