#1191 Overall Influence

Michael Polanyi

Hungarian-British polymath


Why is this person notable and influential?

From Wikipedia

Michael Polanyi was a Hungarian-British polymath, who made important theoretical contributions to physical chemistry, economics, and philosophy. He argued that positivism supplies a false account of knowing, which if taken seriously undermines humanity's highest achievements.

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What schools is this person affiliated with?

University of Manchester

Public research university in Manchester, England

Eötvös Loránd University

Public research university in Budapest, Hungary

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#132 World Rank
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