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Michael Polanyi and tacit knowledge
Summary-Response on Polanyi’s “The Great Transformation Example | Graduateway
Michael Polanyi’s theory of knowledge, Habermas and interdisciplinary research
I think we may distinguish between the personal in us, which actively enters into our commitments, and our subjective states, in which we merely endures our feelings. This distinction establishes the conception of the personal , which is neither subjective nor objective. In so far as the personal submits to requirements acknowledged by itself as independent of itself, it is not subjective; but in so far as it is an action guided by individual passions, it is not objective either. It transcends the disjunction between subjective and objective. Post-critical philosopher Michael Polanyi in his book on personal knowledge seeks to come up with a philosophical system that solves the problems present in modern philosophy since Kant.
He argued that positivism supplies a false account of knowing , which if taken seriously undermines humanity's highest achievements. His wide-ranging research in physical science included chemical kinetics , x-ray diffraction , and adsorption of gases. He pioneered the theory of fibre diffraction analysis in , and the dislocation theory of plastic deformation of ductile metals and other materials in