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Here is the list of all open modifications:
|Modification||Date Suggested||Summary||Verdict||Date Assessed|
|Sciento-2017-0006||5 February 2017||Accept the following set of inferences of theory assessment outcomes from the acceptance or unacceptance of a single contender and two contenders.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0008||19 May 2017||Accept the following reconstruction of the contemporary authority delegation structure in the art market regarding the works of Monet: A work claimed to be by Monet is authentic if it is considered authentic by the Wildenstein Institute.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0009||19 May 2017||Accept the following reconstruction of the contemporary authority delegation structure in the art market regarding the works of Picasso: a work claimed to be by Picasso is authentic if it is has been certified as authentic by both Maya Widmaier-Picasso and Claude Ruiz-Picasso.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0010||19 May 2017||Accept the following reconstruction of the authority delegation structure in the art market regarding the works of Modigliani between 1997 and 2015: a work claimed to be by Modigliani is authentic iff (1) it is in the Ceroni catalogue raisonné or (2) if it is not in catalogue and has been certified as authentic by Marc Restellini.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0011||19 May 2017||Accept the following reconstruction of the contemporary authority delegation structure in the art market regarding the works of Renoir: a work claimed to be by Renoir is authentic iff (1) it has been certified as authentic by the Wildenstein institute or (2) it has not been dismissed by the Wildenstein institute and it is included in the Bernheim-Jeune catalogue.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0013||19 May 2017||Accept that communities can consist of other communities, i.e. that there is such a thing as a sub-community.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0014||19 May 2017||Provided that the definition of community is accepted, accept new definitions of epistemic community and non-epistemic community as sub-types of community.||Open|
|Sciento-2017-0015||19 May 2017||Provided that the distinction between epistemic and non-epistemic communities is accepted, accept that a non-epistemic community can consist of epistemic communities.||Open|
|Sciento-2018-0013||28 December 2018||Accept scientificity as a distinct epistemic stance that epistemic agents can take towards theories. Also accept several questions concerning the definition of scientificity and the applicability of scientificity to other epistemic elements, such as methods and questions, as legitimate topics of scientonomic inquiry.||Open|
|Sciento-2018-0014||28 December 2018||Accept the law of theory demarcation as a new scientonomic axiom. Also accept questions concerning indicators of scientificity as legitimate topics of scientonomic inquiry.||Open|
|Sciento-2018-0019||28 December 2018||Accept the new definition of theory acceptance which makes explicit that accepted theories are a subset of scientific theories.||Open|
|Sciento-2018-0020||28 December 2018||Accept the demarcation-acceptance synchronism theorem.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0004||22 December 2019||Accept that an annual book prize is to be offered for extensive participation on the encyclopedia. The winner(s) are to be decided by the encyclopedia editors.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0009||23 December 2019||Accept the definition of implication as a logical transition from one theory to another.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0010||23 December 2019||Accept the new definitions of sufficient reason, reason, support, and normative inference.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0011||23 December 2019||Accept the sufficient reason theorem and its deduction from the definition of sufficient reason and the second law.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0012||24 December 2019||Accept that the phenomenological claims of classical physics are still accepted as the best available descriptions of their respective observable phenomena.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0013||24 December 2019||Accept the existence of method hierarchies and the new definition of method hierarchy as a set of methods where theories that satisfy the requirements of methods that are higher in the hierarchy are preferred to theories that satisfy the requirements of methods that are lower in the hierarchy. Also accept the question of conceptualizing method hierarchies.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0016||26 December 2019||Accept the definition of epistemic tool, stating that a physical object or system is an epistemic tool for an epistemic agent, when there is a procedure by which the tool can provide an acceptable source of knowledge for answering some question under the employed method of that agent.||Open|
|Sciento-2019-0018||26 December 2019||Accept that the relationship of tool reliance can obtain between epistemic agents and epistemic tools. Also accept the definition of tool reliance, which states that an epistemic agent is said to rely on an epistemic tool when there is a procedure through which the tool can provide an acceptable source of knowledge for answering some question under the employed method of that agent.||Open|
|Sciento-2021-0002||1 August 2021||Accept the law of question acceptance as a new scientonomic axiom, the question rejection theorem, and a number of questions for future research.||Open|
|Sciento-2021-0005||1 August 2021||Accept that the phenomenon of element decay exists as a non-scientonomic phenomenon.||Open|
|Sciento-2021-0006||1 August 2021||Accept new definitions of subquestion, core question, core theory, discipline, delineating theory, subdiscipline, and discipline acceptance.||Open|
|Sciento-2022-0001||28 February 2022||Accept a new model-theoretic definition of scientific mosaic, according to which, a scientific mosaic is a model of all epistemic elements accepted or employed by the epistemic agent.||Open|
|Sciento-2022-0002||28 February 2022||Accept the new law of norm employment that fixes some of the issues of the current law of method employment and makes it applicable to norms of all types.||Open|
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