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Michael PolanyiScientist and Philosopher$
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William Taussig Scott and Martin X. Moleski

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195174335

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005

DOI: 10.1093/019517433X.001.0001

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 Merton College, Oxford: 1959–1961

 Merton College, Oxford: 1959–1961

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(p.239) 9 Merton College, Oxford: 1959–1961
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Michael Polanyi
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William Taussig Scott

Martin X. Moleski (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/019517433X.003.0009

Through his appointment as Senior Research Fellow at Merton, Polanyi found the home that would serve him for the rest of his life. His post-critical philosophy clashed with the logical positivism and linguistic analysis that dominated the Oxford scene, but the intellectual and cultural life were very satisfying for him and Magda. In these years, Polanyi capitalized on his previous work and lectured extensively on the need to broaden our understanding of the tacit and personal foundations of knowledge in order to overturn the nihilism generated by too narrow a view of the grounds of objectivity in science.

Keywords:   post-critical philosophy, logical positivism, linguistic analaysis, Oxford University, tacit knowledge, personal knowledge, nihilism, objectivity in science

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