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Author Gascoigne, Neil

Title Tacit Knowledge
Published London : New York, 2014


Description 1 online resource (217 pages)
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; 1. Three sources for tacit knowledge; 2. Knowing how and knowing that; 3. Wittgenstein''s regress argument and personal knowledge; 4. Being in the background; 5. Second natures; 6. Tacit knowledge and language; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Tacit knowledge is the form of implicit knowledge that we rely on for learning. It is invoked in a wide range of intellectual inquiries, from traditional academic subjects to more pragmatically orientated investigations into the nature and transmission of skills and expertise. Notwithstanding its apparent pervasiveness, the notion of tacit knowledge is a complex and puzzling one. What is its status as knowledge? What is its relation to explicit knowledge? What does it mean to say that knowledge is tacit? Can it be measured? Recent years have seen a growing interest from philosophers in underst
Notes Print version record
Subject Tacit knowledge.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Cognitive Psychology.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Tacit knowledge
Form Electronic book
Author Thornton, Tim
ISBN 9781317547266