- How can we make sense of different perspectives on the same subject?
- How does what I learn about, say, environmental problems in my science class relate to what I learn about them in my philosophy class?
- Can professors from different disciplines even understand each other?
- How are students supposed to make sense of all the different views on the world they are exposed to in their different classes?
My colleague J. Britt Holbrook attempts to answer such questions in What is interdisciplinary communication?
Take a look over at http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11229-012-0179-7