On playing the economics trump card in the philosophy of science: Why it did not work for Michael Polanyi
Graduate studies at Western
Philosophy of Science 64 (4):138 (1997)
|Abstract||The failure of the attempt by Michael Polanyi to capture the social organization of science by comparing it to the operation of a market bears salutary lessons for modern philosophers of science in their rush to appropriate market models and metaphors. In this case, an initially plausible invisible hand argument ended up as crude propaganda for the uniquely privileged social support of science|
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Through your library||Configure|
Similar books and articles
Deborah A. Redman (1991). Economics and the Philosophy of Science. Oxford University Press.
Michael Polanyi (1958). Personal Knowledge. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
S. Jacobs (2002). Polanyi's Presagement of the Incommensurability Concept. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 33 (1):101-116.
Mary Jo Nye (2011). Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science. The University of Chicago Press.
Santhi Hejeebu & Deirdre McCloskey (1999). The Reproving of Karl Polanyi. Critical Review 13 (3-4):285-314.
I. C. Jarvie (2001). Science in a Democratic Republic. Philosophy of Science 68 (4):545-564.
James R. Wible (1998). The Economics of Science: Methodology and Epistemology as If Economics Really Mattered. Routledge.
Hans G. Despain (2011). Karl Polanyi's Metacritique of the Liberal Creed: Reading Polanyi's Social Theory in Terms of Dialectical Critical Realism. Journal of Critical Realism 10 (3).
Struan Jacobs (2000). Spontaneous Order: Michael Polanyi and Friedrich Hayek. Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 3 (4):49-67.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads7 ( #142,473 of 740,063 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #61,680 of 740,063 )
How can I increase my downloads?