Susann Wagenknecht's A Social Epistemology of Research Groups (New Directions in PDF

By Susann Wagenknecht

This booklet investigates how collaborative clinical perform yields medical wisdom. At a time whilst such a lot of today’s medical wisdom is created in learn teams, the writer reconsiders the social personality of technology to handle the query of no matter if collaboratively created wisdom will be regarded as collective fulfillment, and if this is the case, within which feel. Combining philosophical research with qualitative empirical inquiry, this e-book presents a comparative case examine of mono- and interdisciplinary learn teams, providing perception into the daily perform of scientists. The ebook comprises box observations and interviews with scientists to give an empirically-grounded viewpoint on much-debated questions touching on study teams’ department of work, kin of epistemic dependence and trust.

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