Information Science as an Interscience: Rethinking Science, Method and Practice (by Fanie de Beer)


Author(s): Fanie de Beer

Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Publish date: 2015-03-27
ISBN-10: 0081001401
ISBN-13: 9780081001400
Language: English
Description:
Science is first and foremost an intellectual activity, an
activity of thought. Therefore, how do we, as information
scientists, respond intellectually to what is happening in the
world of information and knowledge development, given the context
of new sociocultural and knowledge landscapes? Information
Science as an Interscience poses many challenges both to
information science, philosophy and to information practice, and
only when information science is understood as an interscience
that operates in a multifaceted way, will it be able to comply
with these challenges. In the fulfilment of this task it needs to
be accompanied… more…

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