Everyman Revived: The Common Sense of Michael Polanyi

Scott, Mrs. Drusilla

This lucid and accessible study of Michael Polanyi (1891-1976), the scientist of world repute who challenged the modern scientific view of truth, introduces Polanyi's trailblazing work and main ideas and demonstrates their continued value and meaning for today's world. Scott highlights the place of the creative imagination in science and shows the deadly effects of a mistaken understanding of science on our modern civilization.

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