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

By Susann Wagenknecht

This booklet investigates how collaborative medical perform yields clinical wisdom. At a time whilst so much of today’s medical wisdom is created in learn teams, the writer reconsiders the social personality of technological know-how to deal with the query of even if collaboratively created wisdom can be regarded as collective fulfillment, and if this is the case, during which experience. Combining philosophical research with qualitative empirical inquiry, this ebook presents a comparative case research of mono- and interdisciplinary study teams, delivering perception into the day by day perform of scientists. The ebook contains box observations and interviews with scientists to offer an empirically-grounded point of view on much-debated questions referring to study teams’ department of work, relatives of epistemic dependence and trust.

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