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    • Another Approach to Interdisciplinary Studies 

      Mackey, J. Linn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2001)
      "Newell’s “A Theory of Interdisciplinary Studies” is criticized for its undefined and inadequate borrowing of the term nonlinear from chaos theory and the repeated use of this term as a deus ex machina to explain emergent ...
    • Fractals or Fish: Does a Space for Interdisciplinarity Exist? 

      Mackey, J. Linn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1995)
      Stanley Fish has argued that being interdisciplinary is impossible. He claims to base this on an epistemology of deconstruction. This paper examines Fish's case against living interdisciplinary. It shows that his arguments ...
    • Narrative and the Physical Sciences 

      Mackey, J. Linn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
      A fable is presented that depicts a view of the situation of science in a postmodern world. This is followed by a brief account of how a foundationalist interpretation of scientific epistemology emerged. The attack on ...
    • Rules Are Not the Way to Do Interdisciplinarity: A Response to Szostak 

      Mackey, J. Linn (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2002)
      An alternative view is offered to Szostak’s (2000) multi-step guide to doing interdisciplinary research. Interdisciplinarity is presented as an intuitive process instead of Szostak’s step- or rule-based process. To support ...