Science, faith and society. by Michael Polanyi

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Published by University of Chicago Press in [Chicago] .

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LC ClassificationsQ171 .P77 1964
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Pagination96 p.
Number of Pages96
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In faith and society. book concern with science as an essentially human enterprise, Science, Faith and Society makes an original and challenging contribution to the philosophy of science. On its appearance in the book quickly became the focus of controversy.

Polanyi aims to show that science must be understood as a community of inquirers held together by a common faith; science, he argues, is not the use of Cited by: In its concern with science as an essentially human enterprise, Science, Faith and Society makes an original and challenging contribution to the philosophy of science.

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On its appearance in the book quickly became the focus of controversy. Polanyi aims to show that science must be understood as a community of inquirers held together by a common faith; science, he argues, is not the use of.

"Science Faith and Society" is an attempt by philosopher/chemist Michael Polanyi to dispel the myth of science as an impersonal and detached quest for certain truth. Far from being a radical postmodernist, Polanyi argues that science cannot be passion- or value-free, does not operate by a hard and fast rule-set, and, most importantly, relies on /5.

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In his book Science, Faith and Society (), Polanyi set out his opposition to a positivist account of science, noting that it ignores the role personal commitments play in the practice of science.

Polanyi gave the Gifford Lectures in –52 at Aberdeen, and a revised version of his lectures were later published as Personal Knowledge ().Alma mater: Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest.

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