By Susann Wagenknecht

ISBN-10: 113752409X

ISBN-13: 9781137524096

This publication investigates how collaborative medical perform yields medical wisdom. At a time while such a lot 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 no matter if collaboratively created wisdom could be regarded as collective success, and if this is the case, during which feel. Combining philosophical research with qualitative empirical inquiry, this e-book offers a comparative case learn of mono- and interdisciplinary learn teams, providing perception into the day by day perform of scientists. The e-book contains box observations and interviews with scientists to offer an empirically-grounded viewpoint on much-debated questions referring to learn teams’ department of work, relatives of epistemic dependence and trust.

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