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Arguing for the Rainforest: High-Tech Topoi and the Value(s) of a Database
(Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1992)
When the World Bank created its Environment Department, no institutional mechanism existed to create, collect, or disseminate environmental information that had accumulated in the Bank. Considering the ethical and political ...
The Generalist and the Disciplines: The Case of Lewis Mumford
(Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1996)
This essay explores the methodology and discursive style of pioneering interdisciplinarian Lewis Mumford. Widely acknowledged as one of the most influential scholars of the century, Mumford deployed a richly textured ...
The Academy and Social Change: What Are the Rules?
(Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1993)
(Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1990)
Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity: A Constant Challenge to the Sciences
(Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999)
The following text will present an outlook on some new forms of supradisciplinary collaboration where traditional disciplinary bounderies are crossed. It will be shown (a) that the decision as to which form of supradisciplinary ...