n South African Psychiatry Review - On becoming a scholar : guest editorial

Volume 9, Issue 4
  • ISSN : 1811-7805



a. By 'discovery' Boyer means inquiry, or what we traditionally call 'research' into knowledge; application refers to the service role of academic knowledge; integration means the drawing together of knowledge from across disciplines; and teaching as an act that extends and deepens, rather than simply transmits, knowledge.

b. I deploy the term 'discipline' here as a convenient catch-call phrase that includes the many ways in which the traditional 'disciplines' are configured, including trans-, multi- and interdisciplinary forms of scholarly inquiry.

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