The Tacit Dimension

The Tacit Dimension

by Michael Polanyi
     
 

Polanyi aims to show that science must be understood as a community of inquirers held together by a common faith; science, he argues, is not the use of 'scientific methods' but rather consists in a discipline imposed by scientists on themselves in the interest of discovering an objective, impersonal truth. See more details below

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Polanyi aims to show that science must be understood as a community of inquirers held together by a common faith; science, he argues, is not the use of 'scientific methods' but rather consists in a discipline imposed by scientists on themselves in the interest of discovering an objective, impersonal truth.

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"Polanyi's work deserves serious attention, and this compact presentation of some of the essentials of his thought will serve to send more readers on to, or back to, Personal Knowledge."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226672984
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
05/15/2009
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
357,084
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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