Friday, April 11, 2003

On Michael Polanyi's Tacit Dimension
Michael of summarizes the ideas of the Polanyi, a philosopher of science. Polanyi appears to describe the difference between explicit and tacit knowledge. He then extends--or maybe forces--them as an analogy of how one does science. Polanyi is commendable both for his willingness to do ethnographic research and his lucid style.


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