What is interdisciplinary communication? Reflections on the very idea of disciplinary integration

@article{Holbrook2012WhatII,
  title={What is interdisciplinary communication? Reflections on the very idea of disciplinary integration},
  author={J. Britt Holbrook},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2012},
  volume={190},
  pages={1865 - 1879}
}
  • J. Holbrook
  • Published 25 September 2012
  • Philosophy
  • Synthese
In this paper I attempt to answer the question: What is interdisciplinary communication? I attempt to answer this question, rather than what some might consider the ontologically prior question—what is interdisciplinarity (ID)?—for two reasons: (1) there is no generally agreed-upon definition of ID; and (2) one’s views regarding interdisciplinary communication have a normative relationship with one’s other views of ID, including one’s views of its very essence. I support these claims with… 

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