An interesting comment i read about interdisciplinary pursuits, in reaction to article called
'When Did We Stop Believing ? '

 " I find, at my institution at least, that the word "interdisciplinary" has been replaced by "multidisciplinary" or "transdisciplinary" which I find amusing as it seems to evoke a religious connotation. From what I can gather, it is what the faculty say that students should be, but faculty members should not. Oh, they promote inter/multi/transdisciplinary approaches in their own research, of course. But what they mean is a combination of researchers from different specializations, each individual researcher as specialized as possible, all being named on the same grant."

- grward in reply to in reply to budlevin

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