Reference numberMS/866
TitlePaper, "The growth of thought in society", by Michael Polanyi
DescriptionCorrected version of a work published in the journal Economica, November 1941.

"The purpose of this essay is to analyse the part played in society by the ideal of Science and by the ideals of other aspects of truth. We will trace the principles of organisation which are appropriate for the service of these ideals...these organisations must be free, and that they must conflict with the claims of a Totalitarian State....".
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NA8008Polanyi; Michael (1891 - 1976)1891 - 1976
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