Disciplines in the making : cross-cultural perspectives on elites, learning, and innovation /

We tend to assume that our map of the intellectual disciplines is valid cross-culturally. Lloyd challenges this in relation to eight main areas of human endeavour, namely philosophy, mathematics, history, medicine, art, law, religion, and science, by examining how the disciplines were conceived and...

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Author / Creator:Lloyd, G. E. R. (Geoffrey Ernest Richard), 1933-
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.
Description:viii, 215 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Learning and scholarship -- Cross-cultural studies.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- Cross-cultural studies.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Attitudes -- Cross-cultural studies.
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Interdisziplinarita╠łt
Kulturvergleich
Spezialisierung
Interdisziplina╠łre Forschung
Bildungspolitik
Learning and scholarship -- Cross-cultural studies.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula -- Cross-cultural studies.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Attitudes -- Cross-cultural studies.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Attitudes.
Learning and scholarship.
Universities and colleges -- Curricula.
Cross-cultural studies.
Format: E-Resource Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/7906049
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ISBN:9780199567874
0199567875
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-203) and index.
Summary:We tend to assume that our map of the intellectual disciplines is valid cross-culturally. Lloyd challenges this in relation to eight main areas of human endeavour, namely philosophy, mathematics, history, medicine, art, law, religion, and science, by examining how the disciplines were conceived and developed.