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Polanyi, well qualified to express an opinion, claims that confidence in the objective truth is no better than worshiping a god as a means to achieve personal liberty. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Phillip R. Beaver
This is an important book for students who can wade through the advanced thinking. The best introduction to Polanyi may be Drusilla Scott's Everyman Revived, in which she relates... Read morePublished 8 months ago by lester f. lomax
Michael Polanyi (1891-1976) was a Hungarian-British chemist and philosopher; he wrote other books such as The Tacit Dimension, Knowing and Being, The Logic of Liberty, Science,... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Steven H Propp
All knowledge is personal and must exist in a knower. Objective knowledge is a myth used by power seekers. Studied this for forty years.Published 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
Upon reading the other reviews of this masterpiece, the curious reader could easily get the impression that "Personal Knowledge" is all about philosophy and that a... Read morePublished 21 months ago by Theodore R. Spickler
In "Personal Knowledge" the late Michael Polanyi, a Nobel-prize-winning Physical Chemist - created a tour-de-force analysis that explores the tacit, subjective nature of... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Sanford Forte
The book articulates many of the thoughts I had been grappling with, but was unable to organize or didn't recognize as relevant to understanding my life.Published on August 29, 2013 by Scott D. McKnight
I have some words of advice for a new reader of Michael Polanyi's Personal Knowledge. These tips will likely apply more or less to the extent by which the reader studies... Read morePublished on March 13, 2013 by Guglielmucci