Michael Polanyi: A Critical Exposition

Michael Polanyi: A Critical Exposition

by Harry Prosch

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ISBN-13: 9780887062766
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/28/1986
Series: SUNY Series in Cultural Perspectives Series
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Harry Prosch is Professor of Philosophy at Skidmore College.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I - Diagnosis

1. Indications of Malaise
2. The Causes
3. The Pathogenesis

Part II - Prescription

4. A New Epistemology
5. Indwelling
6. Generalization
7. Discovery
8. Verification

Part III - Treatment

9. Ontological Hierarchies
10. Personal Participation
11. The Arts
12. Religion
13. The Free Society

Part IV - Evaluation

14. Rationale for an Evaluation
15. Can "From - To" Awareness Be Ubiquitous?
16. Is Epistemological Antireductionism Sufficient?
17. The Problem of Polanyi's Divarication
18. Polanyi contra Torrance
19. Can Dualism Be Avoided?
20. And Sub Specie Aeternitatis

Notes

Bibliography of Michael Polyani's Publications

Index

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