Mental Models and Change LO29432

From: Philip Keogh (
Date: 11/01/02

Replying to LO29419 --

Hi Learning Organisations list members.

At wrote... (In reply to Jason)

"Your remark made me think of Michael Polanyi, famous for his "tacit
knowing". On the topic of the subconscious he was as quiet as a bed lamp in
the three books of him which I have. I wonder why he avoided the

I'm re-reading Polanyi again and find that he does make use of the
subconscious - and quite a bit. Are we talking about the same Polanyi?

I'm going to have another look now... you've spiked my curiosity.


Philip Keogh
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