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|Named Person:||Michael Polanyi; Michael Polanyi; Michael Polanyi|
|Description:||xi, 247,  pages illustrations, portrait, diagrams 26 cm|
|Contents:||The Hungary of Michael Polanyi, by P. Ignotus.--An index to Michael Polanyi's contributions to science, by J. Polanyi.--Polanyi's contribution to the physics of metals, by E. Schmid.--Rates of reaction, by H. Eyring.--The size and shape of molecules, as a factor in their biological activity, by E.D. Bergmann.--Kepler and the psychology of discovery, by A. Koestler.--The scientists and the English Civil War, by C.V. Wedgwood.--Vibrating strings and arbitrary functions, by J.R. Ravetz.--The controversy on freedom in science in the nineteenth century, by J.R. Baker.--Max Weber and Michael Polanyi, by R. Aron.--Centre and periphery, by E.A. Shils.--The republic of science, by B. de Jouvenel. Machiavelli and the profanation of politics, by I. Kristol.--Applied economics: the application of what? By E. Devons.--Some notes on "philosophy of history" and the problems of human society, by D.M. MacKinnon.--Law-courts and dreams, by E. Sewell.--The logic of biology, by M. Grene.--Origin of life on earth and elsewhere, by M. Calvin.--The probability of the existence of a self-reproducing unit, by E.P. Wigner.--Bibliography: Scientific papers, books, and film by Michael Polanyi (p. 239-).|