Michael Polanyi and his generation [electronic resource] : origins of the social construction of science / Mary Jo Nye
- Nye, Mary Jo.
- Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2011.
- Physical Description:
- xxi, 405 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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- Scientific culture in Europe and the refugee generation -- Germany and Weimar Berlin as the City of Science -- Origins of a social perspective: doing physical chemistry in Weimar Berlin -- Chemical dynamics and social dynamics in Berlin and Manchester -- Liberalism and the economic foundations of the "Republic of Science" -- Scientific freedom and the social functions of science -- Political foundations of the philosophies of science of Popper, Kuhn, and Polanyi -- Personal knowledge: argument, audiences, and sociological engagement -- Epilogue: SSK, scientific constructivism, and the paradoxical legacy of Polanyi and the 1930s generation.
- 9780226610634 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226610632 (cloth : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -392) and index.
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