Transdisciplinary Knowledge—An Emergent Concept

  • Alison BeavisEmail author
  • Paul Gibbs
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This chapter seeks to present a concise overview of the history and knowledge of transdisciplinarity. It is not intended to be extensive but to set the scene for the interviews that follows, contextualising the information from our key thinkers and providing a discussion of relevant contemporary themes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Azerbaijan UniversityBakuAzerbaijan
  2. 2.Faculty of Transdisciplinary InnovationUniversity of Technology SydneyUltimoAustralia
  3. 3.Faculty of ScienceUNSW SydneyKensingtonAustralia

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