Assessment of Scientonomy - Method
What method ought to be employed to assess a scientonomic theory?
Theories are assessed by a community and will be accepted into the mosaic of that community if they satisfy the employed method of the time. Like any other theory, a scientonomic theory will be assessed by the scientonomic community itself. What method ought the scientonomic community use to assess a scientonomic theory? While it seems clear that a theory of scientific change must account for the process of scientific change and the transitions from one accepted theory to another and one employed method to another, 1 it is not clear what methodology should act as a normative guide for such an assessment.
In the scientonomic context, this question was first formulated by Hakob Barseghyan in 2015. The question is currently accepted as a legitimate topic for discussion by Scientonomy community.
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|Scientonomy||1 January 2016||The question was raised by Barseghyan in his original formulation of scientonomy pp. 99-109, although he was unable to supply a normative answer.||Yes|
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- ^ Barseghyan, Hakob. (2015) The Laws of Scientific Change. Springer.