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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This is not to say that we gain an understanding of the mind without a process of
inquiry. But the inquiry consists, like a scientific inquiry, injicking out clues as
such, that is, with a presumed bearing on the presence of something they appear
Piaget has described how a child's powers of reasoning are improved by
developing increasingly stable rules of logical procedure. Stimulated by the
interiorization of language, this development eventually produces the adult mind.
I described ...
mind of man, making ever new sense of the world by dwelling in its particulars
with a view to their comprehension. Now we enter a new range of subjects. We
must ask whether intellectual powers, grounded in tacit knowing and descended
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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