Michael Polanyi's Philosophy of Science (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy S. v. 49)

Michael Polanyi's Philosophy of Science (Problems in Contemporary Philosophy S. v. 49)

By: Tchafu Mwamba (author)Hardback

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This work examines Polanyi's theory of tacit knowledge, especially his description of it's nature, structure and function and the critical framework that gives rise to it. The study provides an orientation for those unfamliar with Polany's work while being of value to students of his thought.

Contents

Polanyi's theory of tacit knowledge; Polanyi and the role of the tacit component and of belief in truth assertions; Polyani, realism, truth and science; Polanyi's personal knowledge - towards and beyond Kuhn's conception of the growth of science; Polyani and Lakatos on the metacriterion of science; Polyani and Laudan's accounts of the theory of inquiry understood as problem solving activity.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773474659
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 280
  • ID: 9780773474659
  • ISBN10: 077347465X

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