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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For an inanimate solid object, too, is known by understanding its particulars, from
which we attend to it as an object. This brings up a question similar to the one I
have just spoken of in respect to our knowledge of other minds. The question is ...
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 ...
... can say now also that man's skillful exercise of his body is a real entity that
another person can know, and know only by comprehending it, and that the
comprehension of this real entity has the same structure as the entity which is its
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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