Recent Submissions

  • Interdisciplinarity and Transdisciplinarity: A Constant Challenge to the Sciences 

    Kotter, Rudolf; Balsiger, Philipp W. (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 ...
  • A Role for Formalisms in Integrative Studies 

    Warfield, John N.; Warfield, Rosamond (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999)
    The increasing importance of integrative studies in higher education makes it more vital to rethink integrative studies from the perspective of reaching maximum benefit. In rethinking integrative studies, it is appropriate ...
  • The Lure of Novelty and the Disappearance of the Public Intellectual: Thoughts on the Culture Wars 

    Beckwith, Guy V. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999)
    Scholarly discourse has become a chaos of contending viewpoints, due in large part to the growing influence of multiculturalism, deconstruction, and postmodernism. These movements impede efforts to connect the disciplines ...
  • Intermediation: Arts' Contribution to General Integrative Theory 

    Carp, Richard M. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999)
    Intermediation approaches integration via medium, as does interdisciplinarity via field/content, while both involve concerns of method/ology. "Media" are distinguished by the perceptual acts required for their constitution ...
  • Venturing Into Interdisciplinary Tasks: Common Challenges for Faculty and Students 

    Bundy Seabury, Marcia (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1999)
    This article offers a series of vignettes of a group of faculty working together to write a collection of essays on interdisciplinary teaching and learning, as these shed light on possibilities for transformative experiences ...