Transdisciplinarity as subversion: in space and place

Gibbs, Paul ORCID logoORCID: (2022) Transdisciplinarity as subversion: in space and place. Quality in Higher Education . ISSN 1353-8322 [Article] (Published online first) (doi:10.1080/13538322.2022.2156027)

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This article considers the conception of transdisciplinarity (TD) as a knowledge distinct from disciplinary knowledge modes and especially drawing a distinction with interdisciplinarity (ID). Such critical analysis assists in the recognition of the importance and value of TD within the ecology of knowledge in the complex systems of university education. Using emergence as a framework, the paper explores how emergent properties are generated and assist in problem solving, creating an ethos for the university and how a transdisciplinary currere can be settled in such a space.

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Notes on copyright: Copyright © 2022 The Author(s). Published by Informa UK Limited, trading as Taylor & Francis Group.
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Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2022 11:15
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