[Humanist] 30.211 obituaries for a great scholar

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Jul 28 09:21:02 CEST 2016


                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 211.
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        Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2016 20:22:21 -0400 (EDT)
        From: lachance at chass.utoronto.ca
        Subject: Ursula Franklin on Interdisciplinarity and Fishing with Friends
        In-Reply-To: <20160726053928.8468D7A0D at digitalhumanities.org>

Willard,

Ursula Franklin is being remembered in many obituaries. This snippet from
the Globe and Mail is characteristic of her wit and understanding:

<quote>
She likened interdisciplinarity to going fishing with friends – someone
brings the boat, someone knows where the fish are, someone has skills at
recommending the best fishing equipment and all are friends.
</quote>

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/ursula-franklin-canadian-scientist-and-activist-had-a-passion-for-peace/article31123033/

-- 
Francois Lachance
Scholar-at-large
http://www.chass.utoronto.ca/~lachance





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