A Social Epistemology of Research Groups (New Directions in by Susann Wagenknecht

By Susann Wagenknecht

This ebook investigates how collaborative clinical perform yields medical wisdom. At a time whilst such a lot of today’s clinical wisdom is created in study teams, the writer reconsiders the social personality of technological know-how to deal with the query of no matter if collaboratively created wisdom could be regarded as collective fulfillment, and if this is the case, during which experience. Combining philosophical research with qualitative empirical inquiry, this e-book presents a comparative case research of mono- and interdisciplinary examine teams, supplying perception into the daily perform of scientists. The booklet comprises box observations and interviews with scientists to offer an empirically-grounded point of view on much-debated questions pertaining to learn teams’ department of work, family of epistemic dependence and trust.

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