disciplinary methodologies, and through which we can begin to see that a way of seeing or an aesthetic, and a way of thinking or an epistemology, are in fact mutually constitutive (. ..). By bringing together such a range of approaches, and using such a resolutely interactive and imaginative process, I believe that transdisciplinary studies offers a way forward, which established disciplines, cannot provide (. .).
It is only by multiplying insights in relation to a specific site of interaction (. .), and focusing on the themes which emerge in common out of a number of different disciplines, that we can begin to appreciate why [a] problem seems so difficult to resolve (. .).
The ideas of site specific analyses; disciplines as engaged in the mutual constitution of and not merely the objective consideration of the problem; the search for buried
and shared themes amongst disciplines;
a focus in particular
on discourse and
semiotics as the way in which meaning in a culture is not just imparted but actively
circulated, shared, communicated, and changed along the way; all suggest that only by trascending disciplines that we can begin to understand these problems, then begin to communicate our understanding to a wider community.
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