Michael Polanyi

Michael Polanyi

HungarianĖBritish polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and the theory of knowledge. I
The information in DNA could no more be reduced to the chemical than could the ideas in a book be reduced to the ink and paper: something beyond physics and chemistry encoded DNA.More Michael Polanyi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We could not, for example, arrive at a principle like that of entropy without introducing some additional principle, such as randomness, to this topography.More Michael Polanyi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No inanimate object is ever fully determined by the laws of physics and chemistry.More Michael Polanyi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
No inanimate object is ever fully determined by the laws of physics and chemistry.More Michael Polanyi quotes [10/08/2011 01:10:00]
These maxims and the art of interpreting them may be said to constitute the premisses of science but I prefer to call them our scientific beliefs. These premisses or beliefs are embodied in a tradition, the tradition of science.More Michael Polanyi quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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