By Stephen H. Kellert
Using the new explosion within the use (and abuse) of chaos conception, Borrowed wisdom and the problem of studying throughout Disciplines examines the connection among technological know-how and different disciplines in addition to where of medical wisdom inside of our broader tradition. Stephen H. Kellert’s certain research of the myriad makes use of of chaos concept unearths severe difficulties which can come up within the interchange among technology and different knowledge-making goals, in addition to possibilities for optimistic interchange. through enticing with contemporary debates approximately interdisciplinary examine, Kellert contributes a theoretical vocabulary and a collection of serious frameworks for the rigorous exam of borrowing.
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