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Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was a Hungarian-British scientist and philosopher. He opposed a positivist account of science and advocated that there are several levels to reality. He distinguished between tacit and explicit knowledge.

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Is Polanyi's conception of personal knowledge accepted?

In Michael Polanyi's Personal Knowledge, the "personal" is defined with: This distinction [of personal and subjective] establishes the conception of the personal, which is neither ...
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What are points of disagreement between Gabriel Marcel and Michael Polanyi?

I see similarities between Gabriel Marcel's distinction between problem and mystery and Michael Polanyi's distinction between explicit and tacit knowledge. However, I suspect that similarity may be ...
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