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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I first met questions of philosophy when I came up against the Soviet ideology
under Stalin which denied justification to the pursuit of science. I remember a
conversation I had with Bukharin in Moscow in 1935. Though he was heading
the paradigmatic case of scientific knowledge, in which all the faculties that are
necessary for finding and holding ... To accepFffie pursuit of science as a
reasonable and successful enterprise is to share the kind of commitments on
They control access to public recognition much as scientific opinion controls it for
science. ... I have now roughly generalized the principles underlying the pursuit
of science to include the cultivation of man's other ideals. The result shows how ...
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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