Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-critical Philosophy

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Psychology Press, 1962 - Knowledge - 428 pages
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In this work the distinguished physical chemist and philosopher, Michael Polanyi, demonstrates that the scientist's personal participation in his knowledge, in both its discovery and its validation, is an indispensable part of science itself. Even in the exact sciences, "knowing" is an art, of which the skill of the knower, guided by his personal committment and his passionate sense of increasing contact with reality, is a logically necessary part. In the biological and social sciences this becomes even more evident.
  

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In "Personal Knowledge" the late Michael Polanyi, a Nobel-prize-winning Physical Chemist - created a tour-de-force analysis that explores the tacit, subjective nature of thought. Polanyi makes a ... Read full review

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Contents

Part Two The Tacit Component
69
Part Three The Justification of Personal Knowledge
261
Part Four Knowing and Being
343
Index
429
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JSTOR: Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy
Personal knowledge: towards a post-critical philosophy. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1958. xiv + 428 pp. $6.75. This book is a discussion of the ...
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Michael Polanyi
Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy. Harper Torchbooks, NYC. 1962, 174-184. In the list of three kinds of learning of which animals are ...
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HYLE 8-2 (2002): Biography: Michael Polanyi (1891-1976)
... 1946), followed by Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy (University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1958), The Tacit Dimension (Doubleday, ...
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Michael Polanyi and tacit knowledge
Polanyi, Michael (1958, 1998) Personal Knowledge. Towards a Post Critical Philosophy. London: Routledge. 428 pages. The classic statement tacit knowledge. ...
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About the author (1962)

Michael Polanyi (1891-1976), was born in Hungary, studied medicine, but devoted himself to research in chemistry. He worked in Germany until Hitler expelled Jews from public positions in 1933, when he went to the University of Manchester as Professor of Physical Chemistry. His books include his magnum opus, Personal Knowledge, as well as Science, Faith, and Society, among others.

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