the pertinent elements to take into account, on what are the possible acceptable ways of addressing the issue, etc.
The immediate outcome would be that, out of such a richness of perspectives and variety of analyses, not a single coherent operative proposal could possibly come up.
In an interdisciplinary
approach, a series of experts
of a complex
contribute to a dossier issue is examined.
belonging to different disciplines by preparing an essay where a
The experts are aware of each other, but they are also aware that they are focusing on different aspects of the problem. As the specific topics were already attributed to each
discipline on the experts exchange
basis of the traditional information just to find
definition of its knowledge domain, the final agreement on the boundary given to
each other. methods of
Once the borders are set, each the specific discipline selected to
unquestionably uses theories address the specific topic.
Eventually, once the research papers have been finalized, an interaction among the experts takes place, in the form of information exchange on the findings or on the working methods of the different disciplines.
Thus, any possibility to into coherent operative compiling the individual
compose the different perspectives and the various analyses
proposals resides papers. Solely this
in the final activity conclusive assemblage
prepared ‘ad hoc’
is supposed to make the essays interact
Otherwise, the inter-disciplinary
dossier would look like a mere collection of isolated
In a transdisciplinary approach to a given issue, a team of experts reflects together, as they are supposed to redraw the traditional grid, which segments the issue into disciplines.
In this exercise they have to consider each discipline as relevant, but none of them as hegemonic. They have to re-create the object of study by considering it under many different viewpoints. They have to try focusing mainly on the kind of connections, which have not been considered before. They have to communicate. They have to cross the entrenched border of their own disciplines by exchanging ideas and different perspectives. They have to find new metaphors for sharing and understanding.
They have to ways in which putting up for
increase their mutual awareness on the problems, by ideas are expressed. They have to getinto a self-critical discussion their many views on the issue.