Transdisciplinary work takes place in the context of disciplinary organization. The discipline is so familiar that we rarely attend to its nature. It’s history is certainly fascinating, recalling distinctions between disciples (disciplined apprenticeship) a...
Now available online : RETHINKING INTERDISCIPLINARITY ACROSS THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND NEUROSCIENCES by Felicity Callard and Des Fitzgerald This book offers a provocative account of interdisciplinary research across the neurosciences, social sciences and huma...
Contextuality, conflict, and change
are the defining parameters of this kind
of learning. Contextuality is a different
metaphor of knowledge and education
than unity, which assumed consistent,
logical relations within a linear framework
with the expectation...
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