Michael Polanyi

Michael Polanyi, FRS (March 11, 1891 – February 22, 1976) was a Hungarian–British polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and philosophy. He argues that not only does positivism give a false account of knowing, if we take it seriously it undermines our highest achievements as human beings. Polanyi, born Mihály Polányi in Budapest, was the fifth chil... Read more at Wikipedia

Date of Birth: 11-Mar-1891

Place of Birth: Budapest, Hungary

Date of Death: 22-Feb-1976

Profession: Scientist, Economist, Philosopher, Chemist, Philosophy

Nationality: United Kingdom

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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