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Tradition & Discovery: The Polanyi Society Periodical

Volume XLI Number 1 2014-2015


- Walter Gulick and Phil Mullins: Homage to Richard Gelwick, 1931-2014
- Richard Gelwick: From Tacit Knowing to a Theory of Faith
- John V. Apczynski: The Projects of Michael Polanyi and Charles Taylor
- Review: Stephen Turner: Tacit Knowledge Meets Analytic Kantianism: A Review of Neil Gascoigne and Tim Thornton, Tacit Knowledge
- Review: Phil Mullins: Charles Taylor, Dilemmas and Connections, Selected Essays
- Journal and society information
- TAD Information
- Preface
- 2014 Annual Meeting Preliminary Information
- Report on the 2014 Poteat Conference
- News and Notes
- Notes on Contributors
- Submissions and Style Guide
- Polanyi Society Information

Polanyi Workshop

Venue: MTA BTK Institute of Philosophy

Budapest, 1014 Országház utca 30. (Pepita terem)

Date: 30. 09. 2014. (Tuesday) 13:30-17:00

13.30 Phil Mullins: Michael Polanyi's Effort to Rehabilitate Liberalism

14.20 Tibor Frank: The Polányi Salon

15.10 Coffee break

15.20 András G. Benedek - Christopher P. Goodman - Gyuri Lajos: Augmenting Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Conceptualization Framework

16.10 Tihamér Margitay: Polányi's Identification Argument for Emergence

The newest number of Polanyiana

The Periodical of the Michael Polanyi Liberal Philosophical Assosiation

Volume 17 Number 1-2 is now available for downloading

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Polanyiana Volume 17 Number 1-2

Reconsidering Polanyi Conference Volume


- Daniel Paksi: The Concept of Evolution in Michael Polanyi's Philosophy
- Charles W. Lowney: The Tacit in Frege
- Zsuzsa N. Tóth: The Transparency of Words: The Polanyian Explanation of the Process of Translation
- Judith Rosenhouse: Tacit Knowledge and Language Learning in Children and Adults After Personal Knowledge by Michael Polanyi
- Terence Kennedy: Michael Polanyi and 'Modern Moral Rationalism'
- C. P. Goodman: The Politics of Imperfection
- R. J. Brownhill: Dveloping a Philosophy of Technology
- Patrick Rang: Planning and Mannagement: Explicit versus Tacit Knowledge

  10th International Conference on the Study of Persons  

Aug. 3rd to 7th, 2009

Derby Hall, The University of Nottingham, England


  It is now possible to pay on-line with debit/credit cards or PayPal accounts via a secure link to PayPal on the website.
  For full details of the Conference please go to

  The final date for payment for rooms at Derby Hall is June 15th. It would help me with paying deposits, and would secure you a room at Derby Hall, if you could please pay your conference fee as soon as possible.
  There will be 2 plenary sessions in the programme, one on Tom Buford's new book and one on Michael Polanyi. There may also be a day devoted mostly to British contributions to the study of persons, with opportunities for relevant societies to have small displays.
  If you have any questions about accommodation, travel etc, please contact me, and about submission of papers and the programme, Randy Auxier,

  Please forward this message to anyone who may be interested.
  I hope to see several of you at this conference.

  Richard Allen

Reconsidering Polanyi

Conference: Reconsidering Polanyi

2008, June 26-28, Budapest,
(please, note that the year is not 2007, but 2008)

The conference is open to contextual, historical, and analytical approaches
including the following - non-exclusive - list of topics:

- Personal knowledge in light of social epistemology
- Tacit knowledge and the new results of cognitive psychology
- Reappraising Polanyi's "Logic and Liberty "
- The cognitive function of emotions
- Polanyi on the management of knowledge
- The postcritical and postmodern perspectives
- Polanyi's liberalism and Enlightenment values
- Polanyi and Gestalt psychology.