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Oxford Handbook of Interdisciplinarity

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ISBN-10: 0199643962

ISBN-13: 9780199643967

Edition: 2012

Authors: Robert Frodeman, Julie Thompson Klein, Carl Mitcham

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List price: $43.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 2/9/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Bruce V. Foltz is Professor of Philosophy at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has published numerous articles on environmental philosophy and the philosophy of technology.Robert Frodeman is Chair of the Department of Philosophy at the University of North Texas. He is also Director of the New Directions Initiative and the Global Climate Change and Society program. His works include Geo-Logic: Breaking Ground between Philosophy and Earth Sciences and other essays in environmental thought.

Contributor biographies
Introduction
The Terrain of Knowledge
A short history of knowledge formations
A taxonomy of interdisciplinarity
Interdisciplinary cases and disciplinary knowledge
Box: Prospects for a philosophy of interdisciplinarity
Deviant interdisciplinarity
Against holism
Interdisciplinarity in the Disciplines
Physical sciences
Box: Mathematics and root interdisciplinarity
Integrating the social sciences: theoretical knowledge, methodological tools, and practical applications
Biological sciences
Art and music research
Engineering
Religious studies
Information research on interdisciplinarity
Box: Transcending discipline-based library classifications
Knowledge Interdisciplined
A field of its own: the emergence of science and technology studies
Humanities and technology in the Information Age
Box: Vectors: an interdisciplinary digital journal
Media and communication
Cognitive science
Computation and simulation
Interdisciplinarity in ethics and the ethics of interdisciplinarity
Design as problem solving
Box: InnovationSpace at Arizona State University
Learning to synthesize: the development of interdisciplinary understanding
Box: ZiF
Box: Creativity and interdisciplinarity
Institutionalizing Interdisciplinarity
Evaluating interdisciplinary research
Peer review
Policy challenges and university reform
Box: Transdisciplinary efforts at public science agencies: NSF's SciSIP program
Administering interdisciplinary programs
Undergraduate general education
Box: The Association for Integrative Studies
Interdisciplinary pedagogies in higher education
Facilitating interdisciplinary scholars
Doctoral student and early career academic perspectives
A memoir of an interdisciplinary career
Knowledge Transdisciplined
Solving problems through transdisciplinary research
Box: td-net-the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences' forum for transdisciplinary research
Box: Sustainability foresight: participative approaches to sustainable utility sectors
Systems thinking
Box: Mapping interdisciplinary research
Cross-disciplinary team science initiatives: research, training, and translation
Box: Managing consensus in interdisciplinary teams
The environment
Box: Biocuitural conservation in Cape Horn: the Magellanic woodpecker as a charismatic species
Health sciences and health services
Box: Telehospice: a case study in healthcare intervention research
Law
Risk
Corporate innovation
Index