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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But the application of the police method does not change the fact that previous to
it we did know more than we could tell at the time. Moreover, we can use the
police method only by knowing how to match the features we remember with
Presently the person showed symptoms of anticipating the shock at the sight of "
shock syllables"; yet, on questioning, he could not identify them. He had come to
know when to expect a shock, but he could not tell what made him expect it.
ciples, which tell us how the machine works. These operational principles include
the definition of the parts composing the machine and give an account of their
several functions in the working of the machine; they also state the purpose
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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