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William Smith Watt, 1913–2002

R. G. M. Nisbet

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 124. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, III

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263204
eISBN:
9780191734205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263204.003.0018
Subject:
History, Historiography

W. S. Watt, known to his friends as Bill, was one of the leading Latin scholars of his time. His long and energetic life makes an impressive story. To look back at it prompts reflection on the ... More


Personal Knowledge Argument, Audiences, and Sociological Engagement

Mary Jo Nye

in Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226610634
eISBN:
9780226610658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610658.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses Michael Polanyi's incentive for the publication of his Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy of Science, which was an invitation to give a set of Gifford ... More


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