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    • The Culture of Babel: Interdisciplinarity as Adaptation in Multicultureland 

      Bailis, Stanley (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1996)
      The 16th annual AIS conference at Duquesne University (1994) had as its theme "Beyond Babel." This paper, a version of which was presented at the conference, examines that theme in terms of a pair of opposed ideas: (I) ...
    • The Generalist and the Disciplines: The Case of Lewis Mumford 

      Beckwith, Guy V. (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 ...