Textual representations and knowledge support-systems in research intensive networks

Richard Vines, William P. Hall and Gavan McCarthy

The ‘lifeworld’ is everyday lived experience. The ‘transcendental’ of academic and scholarly knowledge stands in contradistinction to the commonsense knowing of the lifeworld, which by comparison is relatively unconscious and un-reflexive (Cope and Kalantzis, Chapter 5, ‘Books and journal articles’).


We acknowledge Dr Joe Firestone for his substantial and rigorous critiques of several versions of this paper. We also thank Luke Naismith from Dubai Futures for his contributions to earlier versions of this paper.

Hall wishes to acknowledge research facilities support from Dr Frada Burstein ...

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