Bearers of Mosaic - Communities (Barseghyan-2015)
This is an answer to the question Bearers of Mosaic that states "Only a community can be a bearer of a scientific mosaic."
|1 January 2016
|This claim was tacitly accepted even before its explicit formulation in 2018. Thus, it has the same acceptance date as the rest of the original TSC.
|8 October 2018
|With the publication of Barseghyan's redrafted ontology that coined the term epistemic agent the question of the bearers of a mosaic was superseded by the question of subtypes of epistemic agent. As a result, the answer to the former was also rejected.
Bearers of Mosaic - Communities (Barseghyan-2015) is an attempt to answer the following question: Who can be a bearer of a mosaic? Can a community be a bearer of a mosaic? Can an individual be a bearer of a mosaic? Can an instrument be a bearer of a mosaic?
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There is only one type of agents that can bear a mosaic - community.1 As for individual epistemic agents, their status and role in the process of scientific change is unclear; thus, the notion of an individual bearing a mosaic is problematic.
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- Barseghyan, Hakob. (2015) The Laws of Scientific Change. Springer.