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

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By Susann Wagenknecht

This publication investigates how collaborative medical perform yields medical wisdom. At a time whilst such a lot of today’s medical wisdom is created in examine 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 booklet offers a comparative case learn of mono- and interdisciplinary study teams, supplying perception into the daily perform of scientists. The publication comprises box observations and interviews with scientists to provide an empirically-grounded viewpoint on much-debated questions touching on learn teams’ department of work, family of epistemic dependence and trust.

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