By Susann Wagenknecht

This ebook investigates how collaborative medical perform yields medical wisdom. At a time while so much of today’s medical wisdom is created in learn teams, the writer reconsiders the social personality of technological know-how to handle the query of even if collaboratively created wisdom can be regarded as collective success, and if that is so, during which feel. Combining philosophical research with qualitative empirical inquiry, this publication offers a comparative case examine of mono- and interdisciplinary examine teams, supplying perception into the day by day perform of scientists. The ebook comprises box observations and interviews with scientists to provide an empirically-grounded viewpoint on much-debated questions bearing on examine teams’ department of work, kinfolk of epistemic dependence and trust.

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