Valences of Interdisciplinarity
presents essays by aninternational array of scholars committed to enhancing ourunderstanding of the theoretical underpinnings and the practicalrealities of interdisciplinary teaching and research. What is, and whatshould be, motivating our reflections on, and our practice of,approaches that transcend the conventional boundaries of discipline?And in adopting such transdisciplinary approaches, how do we safeguardcritical methods and academic rigour? Reflecting on the obstacles theyhave encountered both as thinkers and as educators, the authors map outinnovative new directions for the interdisciplinary project. Together,the essays promise to set the standards of the debate aboutinterdisciplinarity for years to come.