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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Next we have the vegetative functioning of the organism, studied by physiology;
and above it there is sentience, rising to perception and to a centrally controlled
motoric activity, both of which still belong to the subject of physiology. We rise ...
... as the standard by which our own interest in the animal is determined. All
biology is, in this sense, convivial. But this conviviality rises to emotional concern
as the animal approaches the human level. We then become aware of its
03/02 02-013-01 gbc Scientific (cont'd) opinion, 67, 72 progress, 71, 75, 76
rationalism, 56-57 standards, 72, 73, 74 truth, 60, 70 validity, 78 value, 66, 69-71
Scientism, 83 Self -determination, 60, 84, 85, 91 -doubt, 4, 87 Sentience, 37, ...
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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